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Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg is 1266 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, British Airways, Kulula, Mango, and Airlink (SAA). Cape Town and Johannesburg have 226 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights38363839-3540

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Airlink (SAA) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Cem Air on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Fly Safair on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

LIFT airline on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Mango on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Kulula on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Fly SafairSFRFAYesUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
KululaCAWMNYesUnknownNo
MangoMNOJENoUnknownNo
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg takes around 2.0 hours.

What is the flight distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg?

The flight distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg is 1266 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg?

Several carriers operate flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LIFT airline, Cem Air, Mango, Fly Safair, British Airways, Kulula, Airlink (SAA).

What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Lanseria International, Hosea Kutako International, Durban International, Harare International, Port Elizabeth, George, East London, Bloemfontein, Walvis Bay, Kimberley, Plettenberg Bay.

What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Dubai International, Athens International, Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Abeid Amani Karume International, Milan–Malpensa, Cape Town International, Murtala Muhammed International, Addis Ababa Bole International, Hosea Kutako International, Durban International, Harare International.

What airports are near Cape Town?

The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.

What airports are near Johannesburg?

The main airport in Johannesburg is O. R. Tambo International. It is also served by Pilanesberg International, Wonderboom.

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