Johannesburg to Accra flights from £437

Flights starting at £437. Choose between Kenya Airways, Africa World Airlines, or Qatar Airways to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Accra. The distance between Johannesburg and Accra is 4678 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Kenya Airways, Africa World Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air Cote d'Ivoire, and Emirates. Johannesburg and Accra have 77 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Accra

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesNo
Africa World AirlinesAFWAWNoNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Air Cote d'IvoireVREHFYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo

Ghana COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from South Africa with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Ghana, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Ghana

  • Mandatory health declaration form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for South Africa

  • COVID-19 mobile app required for all arrivals

  • Mandatory health declaration form on arrival

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

  • Health screening on arrival

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 Ghana in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to Accra?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Accra takes around 6.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Accra?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and Accra is 4678 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and Accra?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and Accra. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include South African Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, East London, London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from Accra?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Accra and London, Lagos, Kumasi, Manchester, Singapore, Birmingham, Abuja, Monrovia, Ho Chi Minh City, Calgary, Milan, Tamale, Abidjan, Tallinn, Athens, Shanghai, Port Harcourt, Prague, Glasgow, Belfast.
Which airports are there in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.
What airports are near Accra?
The main airport in Accra is Kotoka International. It is also served by Kotoka International, Kumasi, Lomé–Tokoin International, Takoradi.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and Accra?
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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.
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