Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Flights starting at £71. Choose between Fly Safair, Cem Air, or South African Airways to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£71

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£71

Cheapest round-trip

£119

Average round-trip

£143

Nonstop flights in December

£71 – £158

Round trips

Johannesburg HLACape Town CPT

Fly Safair

£119
Johannesburg HLACape Town CPT

Fly Safair

£119

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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town. The distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town is 1272 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Cem Air, South African Airways, Airlink (SAA), and Ethiopian Airlines. Johannesburg and Cape Town have 266 direct flights per week.

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Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
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Cem AirKEM5ZYesNo
South African AirwaysSAASANoNo
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes0
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Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYes0
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Cape Town takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and Cape Town is 1272 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Airlink (SAA), South African Airways, Fly Safair, Cem Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, East London, London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and 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, Dammam.
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 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 Johannesburg and Cape Town?
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