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Travelers usually depart from John Glenn Columbus International, Rickenbacker International, Columbus, OH Bus station, or Columbus Greyhound Station when they travel from Columbus to Cape Town. The most popular airlines for this route are Turkish Airlines, Fly Safair, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines. Columbus and Cape Town have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo

South Africa COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Africa – 02/2023
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Most travelers from Columbus, CMH can enter South Africa, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Columbus?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Columbus and London, Orlando, Manchester, Denver, Tampa, Burbank, Venice, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, London, Sydney, City of Launceston, Tallinn, Dublin, Punta Gorda, Corfu, Austin, Brest.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Johannesburg, Durban, London, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bangkok, Harare, Gaborone, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Dublin, George, Maputo, Amsterdam, Manchester, Denpasar, Da Nang, Palma, Majorca, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Hoedspruit, Limpopo.
Which airports are there in Columbus?
Columbus is mainly served by John Glenn Columbus International. But there are other airports nearby, including Rickenbacker International, Columbus Air Force Base.
What airports are near Columbus?
The main airport in Columbus is John Glenn Columbus International. It is also served by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, Cleveland Hopkins International, Pittsburgh International, Akron–Canton, Fort Wayne International, Dayton International, North Central West Virginia, Yeager, Toledo Express, Tri-State.
What airports are near Cape Town?
The main airport in Cape Town is Cape Town International. It is also served by Cape Town International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Columbus and Cape Town?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Columbus and Cape Town thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Columbus and Cape Town can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Columbus and Cape Town?
Currently, you can fly between Columbus and Cape Town with Turkish Airlines, Fly Safair, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Columbus and Cape Town?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Columbus and Cape Town, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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