Cape Town to Johannesburg flight duration

What is the flight duration from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

On average there are 166 flights flying direct each day from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
CPT
Arrive
JNB

Average direct flight time is 5 hours 41 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Cape Town (CPT) to Johannesburg (JNB) has a duration of 1 hours 55 minutes.

A distance of 784 miles / 1,262 km.

Related: Return journey Johannesburg to Cape Town flight duration

Cape Town to Johannesburg flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 5 hours 41 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 1 hours 55 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 25 hours 5 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 166

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Cape Town to Johannesburg is 5 hours 41 minutes
  • Distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg is 784 miles / 1,262 km
  • Cape Town is served by 1 airports Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
  • Johannesburg is served by 1 airports Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
  • The currency in Johannesburg, South Africa is the South African Rand

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Cape Town, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 5 hours 41 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

Cape Town to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with British Airways
2 hours 00 minutes
Cape Town to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with Kulula
2 hours 00 minutes
Cape Town to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
Flying with Safair
2 hours 05 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Cape Town to Johannesburg flight time via Durban King Shaka International | CPT to JNB via DUR
Cape Town to Durban King Shaka International
2 hours
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 20 minutes
Durban King Shaka International to Johannesburg
1 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 25 minutes
Cape Town to Johannesburg flight time via Skukuza | CPT to JNB via SZK
Cape Town to Skukuza
2 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
25 minutes
Skukuza to Johannesburg
1 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
4 hours
Cape Town to Johannesburg flight time via Windhoek Hosea Kutako | CPT to JNB via WDH
Cape Town to Windhoek Hosea Kutako
2 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours
Windhoek Hosea Kutako to Johannesburg
1 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 55 minutes

Airlines flying between Cape Town and Johannesburg

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Cape Town and Johannesburg

British Airways
British Airways
Safair
Safair
Mango
Mango
Kulula
Kulula

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Cape Town & Johannesburg local time and timezones

Johannesburg, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa have the same time

Date and time in Cape Town, South Africa:
19:31 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Date and time in Johannesburg, South Africa:
19:31 Sun, 20 Oct, 2019,
Johannesburg Timezone: SAST (+02:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Cape Town and Johannesburg

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Cape Town and Johannesburg

Cape Town to Johannesburg jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg

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