Book that bucket list African safari with this fabulous fare deal from five-star Qatar Airways. Fly from Philadelphia to Johannesburg, South Africa for $641 roundtrip year-round.

Travel Availability

Searching Qatar's website, I found seats departing Philadelphia PHL on Monday, May 6, with return flights leaving from Johannesburg JNB on Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Travel at this price opens up in late April and are available through the end of booking calendar in February 2020. Departures are mostly available on Sunday and Mondays with return flights open Sunday through Wednesday.  A 7-day minimum stay is required and peak holiday dates are blacked out.


This Economy fare includes 2 pieces of checked luggage, each not to exceed 23kg/50 lbs. Standard carry-on luggage must not exceed 7kg/15lbs.

Seat Assignments

You may choose your own assignments from standard economy class seats that are available during or after booking.

Alternate Fares

There are no other fares close in price to this deal, other airlines offering this city pairing cost roughly $300 more.

Long Layovers

Most long layovers can be avoided, and I was able to find many trips with short connections such as the sample dates listed above. But you should take note that on some itineraries an extended daytime stopover in Doha (DOH) may be required. Qatar offers city tours at low prices, and some layovers may even qualify for a free hotel stay. Make the best of it and treat it as a 2-for-1 deal!

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See our fare details for booking info.

For more deals from the Philly area, check out our Philadelphia (PHL) departure deals page.

Need a hotel in Jo'burg? Here's what's available for the above dates on Hotelwatchdog.

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