# How far is Johannesburg from Durban?

The distance between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and Johannesburg (Rand Airport) is 294 miles / 474 kilometers / 256 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Durban (DUR) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 362 miles / 583 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from Durban to Johannesburg

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 294.403 miles
• 473.795 kilometers
• 255.829 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
• 294.821 miles
• 474.469 kilometers
• 256.193 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 Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from King Shaka International Airport to Rand Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Rand Airport (QRA)

On average, flying from Durban to Johannesburg generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 151 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 Johannesburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Rand Airport (QRA).

## Airport information

Origin King Shaka International Airport
City: Durban
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: DUR
ICAO Code: FALE
Coordinates: 29°37′0″S, 31°6′29″E
Destination Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E