Cheap flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Flights starting at $58. Choose between Kulula, British Airways, or Airlink (SAA) to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg is 1266 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Kulula, British Airways, Airlink (SAA), South African Airways, and Cem Air. Cape Town and Johannesburg have 176 direct flights per week.

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

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

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

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

Check-in for a flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
KululaCAWMNYesNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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Airlink (SAA)LNK4ZYesNo
South African AirwaysSAASANoNo
Cem AirKEM5ZYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg?
The flight distance between Cape Town and Johannesburg is 1266 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg?
Several carriers operate flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Cem Air, Kulula, British Airways, South African Airways, Airlink (SAA).
What are the most popular routes to and from Cape Town?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cape Town and Durban, New York, Port Elizabeth, East London, Nairobi, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Windhoek, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Mount Kilimanjaro, Lilongwe, Kimberley, Northern Cape, Mauritius Island, Frankfurt, Cairo, Maputo, San José, Skukuza, Blantyre, Manchester.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Durban, Harare, New York, Accra, Lagos, São Paulo, Port Elizabeth, Tel Aviv, Windhoek, Lusaka, Entebbe, Livingstone, Rio de Janeiro, London, East London, Victoria Falls, George, Bulawayo, Nairobi, Paris.
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 Cape Town and Johannesburg?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Cape Town and Johannesburg thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Cape Town and Johannesburg can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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.
Which airlines fly between Cape Town and Johannesburg?
Currently, you can fly between Cape Town and Johannesburg with Kulula, British Airways, Airlink (SAA), South African Airways, Cem Air.
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