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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Lusaka. The distance between Johannesburg and Lusaka is 1203 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Airlink (SAA), Qatar Airways, British Airways, Cem Air, and Fastjet. Johannesburg and Lusaka have 73 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights6565-55
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Airlink (SAA) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Lusaka

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYes
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes
British AirwaysBAWBAYes
Cem AirKEM5ZYes
FastjetFTZFNNo

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to Lusaka?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Lusaka takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Lusaka?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and Lusaka is 1203 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and Lusaka?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and Lusaka. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Airlink (SAA), Cem Air, 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, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Chennai, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lusaka?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lusaka and Durban, London, Zanzibar, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Harare, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Entebbe, Windhoek, Wellington, Nairobi, Mfuwe, Northern Cyprus, Blantyre, Chengdu, Bulawayo, Dublin, Erbil.
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 Lusaka?
The main airport in Lusaka is Kenneth Kaunda International. It is also served by Kenneth Kaunda International, Kariba International Airport.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and Lusaka?
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