Johannesburg, South Africa: €438 RwandAir Flights from Paris (Incl. 2×23 kg Hold Luggage)


This offer from Rwandair takes you from Paris to Johannesburg and back for just €438 – a fare that includes full board service and two checked bags of 2 x 23 kg each. It comes with the downside of a change of planes in Kigali in each direction.

Our availability calendar highlights all possible flight dates at the lowest price for trips up to 28 days. It will forward you to Skyscanner with your selected flight dates. If you are willing to pay €50 more, availability get way broader.


Flights in each direction feature one change of planes in Kigali. The long flights from Europe to Rwanda are operated by Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The economy cabin features a 2-4-2 seating pattern with a generous 81 cm seat pitch. While the reviews of the inflight service tend to be favorable, the airlines’ ground staff has built up a bad reputation. A Boeing 737-800 takes you from Kigali to Johannesburg.

Search & Book

According to the fare rules, this fare is valid without a sales or travel period. There is no minimum stay, either. You can find flights from May 2024 through March 2025, with the exception in July 2024.

Google Flights helps you find additional flight dates. While online travel agencies sell the cheapest tickets, the safest way is booking your flights directly with the airline. Given Rwandair’s reputation when it comes to customer care, it may be worth it to save the money in this case.

Miles & Points

You can only earn miles with RwandAir’s own frequent flyer program Dream Miles. A flight from Paris to Kigali should earn you roughly 11,000 miles.


Information & Tips for South Africa

South Africa is the touristically most visited country in the south of Africa. Whether its Safaris, tours of wine regions or the Table Mountain – visitors won’t be disappointed!

Traditionally, flights from Europa to South Africa have been quite expensive. In recent years however, airlines such as Iberia, Egyptair and British Airways have been offering cheaper and cheaper flights – even in premium cabins! If you are flexible in regards to your point of departure, the array of airlines with cheap tickets becomes even greater.

Best Time to Visit

South Africa is a huge country and therefore doesn’t have a single best time to visit. It really depends on what you want to see. The cities Johannesburg and Cape Town have the best weather in Fall (March – Mai) and Spring (September – November).

Climate diagram for Cape Town (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Johannesburg (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)
Climate diagram for Durban (Source: WMO World Weather Information Service)

Immigration & Visa Requirements

If you have a valid EU passport and a valid return ticket, you will be given a visitor’s visa with a validity of 90 days. Turn to the ministry of foreign affairs of your country for more information.


The currency used in South Africa is the Rand (ZAR). One Euro are approximately 16 ZAR. Make sure to use a credit card that does not charge high fees for withdrawals or payments in foreign currencies.

Finding the Best eSIM Plan

We’ve compared various eSIM providers, such as Airalo and BNESIM. To see which plan is best for your travel needs, and which network offers the best coverage, feel free to read our detailed guide:

The Best eSIM Plans for South Africa 🇿🇦 Compared

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Information & Tips for Johannesburg

Johannesburg has 9,6 million inhabitants and is the largest city and most important business and financial center in Africa south of the Sahara. The city is well connected to Europe by air, flights for under 500€ (round trip) are becoming increasingly more common.

Best Time to Travel

The best times to visit Johannesburg are during fall (March – May) and during spring (September – Novemver). Temperatures are warm but pleasant and rainfall is comparatively rare.

From the Airport to the City

One possibility is taking the Gautrain, a type of local commuter rail. A trip to the city center takes about 25 minutes and costs approximately 12€. Taking a cab or an Uber runs you about 18€ to 24€.

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