How far is Cape Town from Durban?
The distance between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) is 794 miles / 1278 kilometers / 690 nautical miles.
The driving distance from Durban (DUR) to Cape Town (CPT) is 1027 miles / 1652 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 22 minutes.
King Shaka International Airport – Cape Town International Airport
Distance from Durban to Cape Town
There are several ways to calculate the distance from Durban to Cape Town. Here are two standard methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 793.901 miles
- 1277.660 kilometers
- 689.881 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
- 792.827 miles
- 1275.932 kilometers
- 688.948 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 Durban to Cape Town?
The estimated flight time from King Shaka International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 2 hours and 0 minutes.
What is the time difference between Durban and Cape Town?
There is no time difference between Durban and Cape Town.
Flight carbon footprint between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
On average, flying from Durban to Cape Town generates about 134 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 134 kilograms equals 296 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path and driving directions from Durban to Cape Town
See the map of the shortest flight path between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).
|Origin||King Shaka International Airport|
|Destination||Cape Town International Airport|
Airlines flying from Durban (DUR) to Cape Town (CPT)
|South African Airways|