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Johannesburg to Polokwane

Flights are available to Oliver Reginald Tambo International from Polokwane with a choice of 3 airliners, Velvet Sky, South African Airways and SA Airlink. When flying from Oliver Reginald Tambo International to Polokwane you will cover 276 Km (171 Miles) with the flight time at approximately 49 minutes. The airport code for Oliver Reginald Tambo International is JNB and for Polokwane it is PTG.

Flight prices can fluctuate at certain times of the day but also at weekends. With the advent of cheap no frills flights it may be worth booking in advance if possible to get the best deal to Polokwane South Africa, perhaps late evening or midweek. Flights to Polokwane South Africa normally go up in price the nearer the travel date, so it would be advisable to book as early as possible.

The table below shows the amount of daily flights in operation from Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB) to Polokwane (PTG).

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
South African Airways444442306:3516:30
SA Airlink444442306:3516:30
Velvet Sky100010107:3017:20

The greatest amount of direct flights offered from Oliver Reginald Tambo International to Polokwane South Africa are by South African Airways with around 3 flights a week. The earliest flight is available at 06:35 and the latest flights at 16:30 with the most popular flight number being SA 8801, SA 8809, SA 8815 and SA 8817. is available for information regarding booking flights etc with South African Airways.

Please see below the times of flights from South African Airways. These times and frequency may vary at different times of the year please visit the website for more information.

DayFlight Times
Monday06:35, 11:40, 13:15 and 16:30
Tuesday06:35, 11:40, 13:15 and 16:30
Wednesday06:35, 11:40, 13:15 and 16:30
Thursday06:35, 11:40, 13:15 and 16:30
Friday06:35, 11:40, 13:15 and 16:30
Saturday11:40 and 13:15
Sunday11:40, 13:15 and 16:30

You may instead fly from Oliver Reginald Tambo International and arrive at Polokwane by an alternative airport or airports. The summary of this is in the table below.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Johannesburg to Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga0307 km (191 miles)55 minutes
Johannesburg to Hoedspruit0344 km (214 miles)1 hour 1 minute
Johannesburg to Phalaborwa0382 km (237 miles)1 hour 8 minutes

Please remember your valid passport before departing JNB airport.