Cheap Flights From Manila Ninoy Aquino to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo

Flight information Manila Ninoy Aquino to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo

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Johannesburg O.R. Tambo

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There are no non-stop flights from Manila, the capital of the Philippines, to Johannesburg. Travelers to the second largest city in Africa would have to take connecting flights with one or two layovers in various cities. The shortest connecting flight between Manila and Johannesburg is operated by Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong with a travel time of 16 hours and 15 minutes. Other airlines that cover this route include Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines via Singapore, Qatar Airways via Doha and Emirates via Dubai.

Budget airlines that fly from Manila to Johannesburg

There are no low-cost carriers that fly the route from Manila to Johannesburg.

Departure from Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the primary gateway to the Philippines, currently has four passenger terminals, with Terminal 4 serving only domestic flights. These terminals are not interconnected, and it is recommended to know the details of your departure terminal before your flight. Travel time to the airport can vary from 30 minutes to more than an hour, depending on what time of day you are traveling. Please allow ample time for check-in procedures.

Things to do in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

The airport offers a fair range of shops at each of the international terminals' departure areas for last-minute souvenir shopping as well as branded items. Food outlets are located in both public spaces and at the departure side. There are also lounges available for a more comfortable waiting time. Other facilities at the airport include banking facilities and business centers.

Arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)

Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the entire African continent. Although the airport has a good connectivity to the city, it is best to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their departure time. Long queues at immigration are not unusual.

A high-speed train, Gautrain, connects the airport to various destinations in Johannesburg. The rail service takes just 15 minutes from the airport to Sandton for SAR151.00 (PHP 583.82) plus SAR15.00 (PHP 58.00) for the fare card. If you prefer to take a taxi, be sure to arrange for a licensed airport taxi. These are yellow-colored taxis and run on meters. A taxi ride to the city takes around 15-20 minutes for SAR 320.00 (PHP 1237.23). All the main rental companies are represented in the airport terminal. You can also check with your hotel if they offer shuttle services.

Things to do in Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport (JNB)

The terminals at the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport are huge but quite easy to navigate. It has all the modern amenities of a busy international air transport hub. There is a large duty-free shopping area where you can buy African souvenirs, jewelry, books, electronics and much more.

Time Difference between Manila and Johannesburg

Manila is 6 hours ahead of Johannesburg in South Africa. Please remember to adjust your time upon arrival at OR Tambo.

Weather in Johannesburg

It is important to note that Johannesburg is located in the southern hemisphere which means its winter season is from June to August, while the summer months are December to February. Summer is a peak tourist season with January as the hottest month with an average temperature of 21°C. Winter temperatures are still quite pleasant in the daytime, although they drop considerably at night. This season is also when the hotel and flight rates are lower, making it a good time to visit.

Exchange rate between Manila and Johannesburg

The local currency in Johannesburg is the South African Rand. The current exchange rate is 1 ZAR is to 3.87 Philippine pesos.

Average cost of a meal in Manila and Johannesburg

A meal in a restaurant in central Johannesburg costs an average of ZAR 100.00 (PHP 379.97), which is more expensive than what it would cost in Manila. A meal in an inexpensive restaurant in Manila costs PHP 200.00 (ZAR 52.64).

Average cost of hotel/night in Manila and Johannesburg

A mid-range hotel in Manila would cost you an average of PHP 5300.00 (ZAR 1395.98) per night. This is cheaper than a hotel room in Johannesburg, which would cost about ZAR 1700.00 (PHP 6464.07).

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This information is correct as of May 2017.

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