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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 British Airways, Kulula, Fly Safair, LIFT airline, and Mango. Johannesburg and Cape Town have 200 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights31343433-3236

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

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

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

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

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

Cem Air on Fridays, and Sundays.

South African Airways on Fridays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
KululaCAWMNYesUnknownNo
Fly SafairSFRFAYesUnknownNo
LIFT airlineGEYesUnknownNo
MangoMNOJENoUnknownNo

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 LIFT airline, Kulula, Mango, Cem Air, British Airways, South African Airways, Fly Safair.

What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town International, Julius Nyerere International, Addis Ababa Bole International, Douala International, Entebbe International, Hosea Kutako International, Durban International, N djili, Harare International, Kenneth Kaunda International, Maputo International.

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

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and O. R. Tambo International, Hosea Kutako International, Durban International, Port Elizabeth, George, East London, Bloemfontein, Kruger Mpumalanga International, Pietermaritzburg, Margate, Plettenberg Bay.

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 Johannesburg?

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

What airports are near Cape Town?

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

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