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Johannesburg to Cape Town flights

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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Wed, 07 Oct
JNB Johannesburg
CPT Cape Town
return from £71
Departure Mon, 12 Oct Return Thu, 15 Oct
JNB Johannesburg
CPT Cape Town
return from £77
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 21.0 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 25 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
40%

Trains in Cape Town are 40% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.42
Cape Town
£0.9
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
7%

A meal in Cape Town is 7% cheaper than a meal in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£6.4
Cape Town
£5.92
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
19%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 19% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.18
Cape Town
£0.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
1%

Coffee in Cape Town is 1% cheaper than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.34
Cape Town
£1.32
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

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
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, on average, are flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
The average price to go from Johannesburg to Cape Town is 70.72 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 71€ for the route Johannesburg - Cape Town. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 0.95 GBP, 20% cheaper than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.19 GBP, while train tickets costs 36% less in Cape Town: 0.91 GBP against 1.43 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.96 GBP in Cape Town, 4% less than the 6.20 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 2% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.32 GBP, while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.35 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town are January, July and June.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  Cape Town from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).

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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