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Travelers usually depart from São Paulo–Guarulhos International, São Paulo–Congonhas, or Viracopos International when they travel from São Paulo to Johannesburg. Book your trip to arrive at O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International. The most popular airlines for this route are Fly Safair, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, and Turkish Airlines. São Paulo and Johannesburg have 165 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Fly SafairSFRFAYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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Ethiopian AirlinesETHETYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Africa – 07/2022
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Most travelers from Brazil with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter South Africa, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Brazil

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public in some cities

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Africa in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from São Paulo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Foz do Iguaçu, Florianópolis, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Brasília, Recife, Mexico City, Miami, Ribeirão Preto, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Fortaleza, Goiânia, Los Angeles, Montevideo.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Harare, New York, Accra, Lagos, Port Elizabeth, Tel Aviv, Windhoek, Lusaka, Entebbe, Livingstone, Rio de Janeiro, London, East London, Victoria Falls, George, Bulawayo, Nairobi, Paris.
Which airports are there in São Paulo?
São Paulo is mainly served by São Paulo–Guarulhos International. But there are other airports nearby, including São Paulo–Congonhas, Viracopos International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between São Paulo and Johannesburg?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between São Paulo and Johannesburg thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between São Paulo 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 São Paulo and Johannesburg?
Currently, you can fly between São Paulo and Johannesburg with Fly Safair, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates, Turkish Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between São Paulo and Johannesburg?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between São Paulo and Johannesburg, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between São Paulo and Johannesburg?
Traveling between São Paulo and Johannesburg, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between São Paulo and Johannesburg depart?
This depends on the airline's flight schedule. You can easily select your preferred departure time when you search on our website or mobile app. Choose the time of day you wish to depart from São Paulo, such as morning, afternoon, evening, or night, or select the exact hours for departure.
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between São Paulo and Johannesburg arrive?
What time do flights between São Paulo and Johannesburg depart?
What time do flights between São Paulo and Johannesburg arrive?

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