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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Mthatha. The distance between Johannesburg and Mthatha is 603 km. The most popular airline for this route is Airlink (SAA). Johannesburg and Mthatha have 19 direct flights per week.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johannesburg to Mthatha?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johannesburg and Mthatha takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johannesburg and Mthatha?
The flight distance between Johannesburg and Mthatha is 603 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johannesburg and Mthatha?
Several carriers operate flights between Johannesburg and Mthatha. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Airlink (SAA).
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, Lusaka, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mthatha?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mthatha and Harare, Entebbe, Cape Town, Myitkyina.
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 Mthatha?
The main airport in Mthatha is Mthatha. It is also served by East London, Mthatha.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and Mthatha?
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