Arriving in Johannesburg

Book your flights to Johannesburg with Etihad Airways and set yourself on a journey to the heart of African splendour.

Plan Your Johannesburg Holiday

Your love for African adventure will surely find fulfilment if you travel to Johannesburg. This journey is also your window of opportunity to explore the historical foundation of South Africa. Tours into the Apartheid Museum and the historic downtown Johannesburg buildings are set to pique your interest and leave you wanting to learn more. The Cradle of Mankind and the Gold Reef City excursion are a good chance to do just that.

The best time to travel to Johannesburg is the beginning of February just after the busy and crowded school holidays of December and January. You can immerse yourself in the greatest dance festival of the south, FNB Dance Umbrella also held around this time. Tickets to Johannesburg around this time; like every other time of the year, are easy to come by. Cheap hotels in Johannesburg are bountiful approaching the end of January; it is advisable you book for around this time to avoid the crowds. Visit Etihad’s Deals section to get the best flight deals to Johannesburg when you want to travel.

Flying from Champaign-Urbana

Book your flights from Champaign-Urbana to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and treat yourself to the very best in luxurious airline accommodations. Our state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment systems complement fine dining, professional staff, and spacious cabins.

Major Airports in Champaign-Urbana

The Champaign-Urbana metropolitan area is serviced primarily by the University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI). Dedicated in 1945, Willard Airport was the second-busiest airport in Illinois by 1969, until U.S. Regulation made regional airline service there less economical. Today, only a few commuter flights service the airport, and a bulk of the traffic moving through is related to the student body from the nearby University of Illinois.

Airport Transportation in Champaign-Urbana

The University of Illinois Willard Airport is located approximately 10 miles from downtown Urbana, and approximately 5 miles from downtown Champaign. Travellers can secure a bus to the University of Illinois Willard Airport 7 days a week. Travel times vary by destination, but will generally take between 10 and 20 minutes. A taxi to the University of Illinois Willard Airport is also available for travellers requiring greater scheduling flexibility, though this accommodation is obviously more expensive. There is no direct train to the University of Illinois Willard Airport.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Champaign-Urbana to Johannesburg on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Offices in United States

New York, United States of America
Rockefeller Center
600 Fifth Avenue, 20th Floor
NY 10020
+1 212 554 1300
nyctkt@etihad.ae
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 17:00pm / Sat, Sun & public holidays - Closed
Chicago, United States of America
IL 60611
+1 212 554 1300
nyctkt@etihad.ae
Mon-Fri 09:00am - 17:00pm / Sat, Sun & public holidays - Closed

Etihad Offices in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa
Four Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road (corner Helling)
Sandhurst, Sandton
P.O. Box 55598, Northlands 2116
0861-ETIHAD (within South Africa), +27-11-3439140 (from outside South Africa)
jnbtkt@etihad.ae
8:30am - 5pm (Mon to Fri) closed Sat,Sun & Public Holidays
Capetown
0861-384423 (Johannesburg)