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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, Kulula, Airlink (SAA), British Airways, and South African Airways. Cape Town and Johannesburg have 194 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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

Cem Air on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Fly SafairSFRFAYes
KululaCAWMNYes
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes
British AirwaysBAWBAYes
South African AirwaysSAASANo

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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 2.1 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 Airlink (SAA), South African Airways, Kulula, Fly Safair, British Airways, Cem Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, East London, London, Durban, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Harare, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Saint-Denis, Walvis Bay, Maputo, Gaborone, Arusha, Riyadh, Windhoek, Amsterdam, Dar es Salaam, George, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Dubai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Durban, Port Elizabeth, London, George, Harare, East London, Manchester, Bulawayo, Bloemfontein, Lusaka, Accra, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Tokyo, Hangzhou.
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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cape Town and Johannesburg?
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