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Johannesburg to Cape Town flights

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Departure Sun, 13 Dec Return Wed, 16 Dec
JNB Johannesburg
CPT Cape Town
return from £46
Departure Thu, 24 Dec Return Fri, 01 Jan
JNB Johannesburg
CPT Cape Town
return from £63
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.28 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 02 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
39%

Trains in Cape Town are 39% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.6
Cape Town
£0.98
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

A meal in Cape Town is 20% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.38
Cape Town
£5.91
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
20%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 20% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.23
Cape Town
£0.98
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in Cape Town costs roughly the same as in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.38
Cape Town
£1.38
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 787 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Africa may apply when travelling from Johannesburg. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
The average price to go from Johannesburg to Cape Town is of 70.0 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town is 46£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.96 GBP, 20% cheaper than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.20 GBP, while train tickets costs 37% less in Cape Town: 0.91 GBP against 1.44 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.74 GBP in Cape Town, 20% less than the 7.18 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.34 GBP, while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.36 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town are January, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Cape Town from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Cape Town is of around 02:11 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,247 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Cape Town compared to Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Cape Town is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s): British Airways. Fly Safair. Air France. Alternatively, you can find Johannesburg - Cape Town flights between Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Fly Safair. Air France.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Johannesburg to Cape Town are Kulula, Fly Safair and British Airways.

Cape Town International Airport - Latest customer reviews

3.5 /5
Reviews: 4
5.0 /5
Cam
Date 2019-09-21 Age 51-70 City U K

It's a great airport with plenty of shops and restaurants it was my first time traveling in it and was very satisfied

3.0 /5
Howard
Date 2019-04-13 Age 51-70 City UK

Aircraft was fine but checking in was a problem.

1.0 /5
Gillc
Date 2019-03-19 Age Over 70 City UK

A total shambles

5.0 /5
Etienne
Date 2019-01-19 Age 51-70 City Cape Town

Excellent

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