Flights To Nelspruit

Flights to Nelspruit are available from Airlink, South African Airways and Flysafair. You will land at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Your flight will vary in time from 55 minutes to just over 2 hours depending on your departure destination. Flights start at around R1499.00 depending on the time of year and demand.

Cheapest Flights To Nelspruit


We’ve scanned more than 3 million round trip flights to Nelspruit and found the cheapest flights on offer. The table below shows the cheapest flights on offer to Nelspruit that our customers find during the year. Some of the more popular and cheaper routes are; Johannesburg to Nelspruit, Durban to Nelspruit and flights from Lanseria to Nelspruit.


RouteAirline LogoAirlineDepartureDestinationDeparture DateReturn DatePrice
Airlink Flights From Cape Town To NelspruitAirlinkAirlinkCape TownNelspruit2024-05-312024-06-06R3609
Airlink Flights From Durban To NelspruitAirlinkAirlinkDurbanNelspruit2024-06-012024-09-23R3589
Airlink Flights From Johannesburg To NelspruitAirlinkAirlinkJohannesburgNelspruit2024-06-252024-06-28R2958
Airlink Flights From George To NelspruitAirlinkAirlinkGeorgeNelspruit2024-07-262024-08-02R6069
Airlink Flights From Bloemfontein To NelspruitAirlinkAirlinkBloemfonteinNelspruit2024-06-052024-06-12R6198


Nelspruit, gateway to some of the most astounding eco-adventure destinations in Southern Africa, was founded in 1895 by three brothers from the Nel family. Located in the eastern part of South Africa, Nelspruit is capital to the Mpumalanga Province and has grown substantially in size in the last 15 years bringing tourists and business by the thousands all seeking flights to Nelspruit.

Returning from your exciting ‘big-five’ safari, arduous mountain hike or river venture, indulge in a meal of fruit with delicious mangos, oranges and litchis that drip with sweetness and note the compelling fragrance of orange tree blossoms that can be smelt miles away during spring.

cheap flights to nelspruit


With an enormous variety of species, this area is paradise for any avid ‘birder’. An experience in ‘The Lowveld National Botanical Gardens’ will exceed your expectations with numerous routes depending on what birds you want to see. Adults and children express delight when sighting water, forest or sky species of hawks, eagles and kites. Around 70% of pathways cater for wheelchairs with restrooms also available for the physically challenged. An unforgettable experience, the ‘Garden’ is open all year round with affordable entrance fees of R25 for adults, R14 for pensioners and students and children R12.

A pleasant two-hour drive to the village of Roossenekal, home to the protected and sought after Yellow Arum Lily is worth it. The lily with its black/purple inside bottom imparts a marvellous display during spring and from 28th to 29th November, the village hosts the ‘Yellow Arum Lily Festival’.

Two backpacker establishments and a variety of accommodation comprising hotels, guest houses, lodges, self-catering and camping facilities can be found during the low season from R120 with high season starting at R560. Visitors have a great selection of restaurants, pubs, coffee shops and health bars to satisfy their appetites.

The best time fly to Nelspruit


As an ideal holiday destination all year through, where temperatures vary between 9°C and 27°C, hardly ever below 7°C or above 30°C, flights to Nelspruit airport are sought after during the course of the year.

The warm season, early December to March, has average daily temperatures above 26° while mid February experiences the hottest period – highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C.

The cold season, early June to early August, sees average daily highs of 21°C and lower, while the coolest day of the year is 20th July with a typical low of 9°C and high of 20°C that for many tourists is as good as summer!

Precipitation through the year comprises about 40% drizzle, 18% light and 13% moderate rain with thunder-storms at 28%. Snow is unlikely to fall at any time during the year.


Getting around Nelspruit


A rental vehicle is the best option to get around Nelspruit and the spectacular surrounding areas. Available in Nelspruit and at the airport, visitors have choices from reputable car rental agencies such as ‘Avis Car Hire’, ‘Budget’, ‘Europcar’, ‘First’, ‘Thrifty’, ‘Tempest’ and ‘Sixt’, bearing in mind that a 4×4 may be needed for your mountain excursions.