Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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Flight information Johannesburg to Cape Town

Cheapest roundtrip price last month

AED 285

Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1269 kilometers

1h 55min

Most popular airline last month

British Airways

Cape Town

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Cape Town: Cape Town.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town is AED 285. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 55min is the average flight time from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
There are 5 airlines who fly non-stop from Johannesburg to Cape Town.
There are 446 flights per week flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town, as of September.

Cape Town is served by Cape Town International Airport which is located 20km outside of the city. There are currently a number of carriers operating flights to Cape Town from both of Johannesburg’s airports. There are four airlines offering flights from O. R. Tambo International Airport with British Airways, FlySafair, Kulula, Mango and South African Airways, while flights from Lanseria International Airport to Cape Town are operated by FlySafair, Kulula and Mango.

* This information is correct as of May 2017

Airport Information - Arriving

Cape Town International Airportis South Africa’s second busiest airport housed within a single-terminal complex. There are many great amenities available at the airport for travelers to enjoy including duty free shopping, a variety of stores and many different places to eat and drink. Most of the dining options are located on the Upper 3rd Level, while duty free is found in the international section towards the north of the airport. Once you have landed you can utilize public transport to get to Cape Town with a MyCiti bus, or taxis are readily available just outside the airport.

Airport Information - Departing

O. R. Tambo International Airport is the main airport in Johannesburg and South Africa’s busiest located around 20km from central Johannesburg. The airport is made up of six passenger terminals that are all within close traveling distance of one another so you don’t need to worry when transferring between flights. There are a wide range of amenities and facilities to be enjoyed at the airport whether it’s shops to browse or dining and drinking options.

Lanseria International Airport is a privately owned airport that is much smaller than O. R. Tambo International Airport but still offers ample facilities and amenities. As well a large restaurant on the first floor, there is a snack kiosk and a cafe at the airport to pick up some food and refreshments in addition to duty free shopping. You can also stay connected with limited free Wi-Fi and find car rental companies at the airport.

What to Expect in Cape Town

In Cape Town the weather remains warm all year round with the hottest period falling between December and March. Be advised that considerable rainfall occurs between June and August so you may want to avoid this period if you are planning on doing a lot of exploring. Nationals from many countries are able to enter South Africa without a visa, although UAE nationals will need to get a visa before flying. If you are flying between Johannesburg and Cape Town you won’t need to arrange a visa but remember to bring all of your travel documents including your passport. Check out the top hotels in Cape Town to make the most of your trip.

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