# How far is Johannesburg from Cape Town?

The distance between Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) and Johannesburg (Lanseria International Airport) is 786 miles / 1264 kilometers / 683 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cape Town (CPT) to Johannesburg (HLA) is 882 miles / 1419 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 33 minutes.

786
Miles
1264
Kilometers
683
Nautical miles
1 h 59 min
133 kg

## Distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 785.669 miles
• 1264.412 kilometers
• 682.728 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 786.100 miles
• 1265.105 kilometers
• 683.102 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Lanseria International Airport is 1 hour and 59 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Cape Town and Johannesburg?

There is no time difference between Cape Town and Johannesburg.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Lanseria International Airport (HLA)

On average, flying from Cape Town to Johannesburg generates about 133 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 133 kilograms equals 294 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cape Town to Johannesburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Lanseria International Airport (HLA).

## Airport information

Origin Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E
Destination Lanseria International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: HLA
ICAO Code: FALA
Coordinates: 25°56′18″S, 27°55′33″E