# How far is Cape Town from Johannesburg?

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

The driving distance from Johannesburg (HLA) to Cape Town (CPT) is 881 miles / 1418 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 32 minutes.

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

## Distance from Johannesburg to Cape Town

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to Cape Town. 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town?

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

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

On average, flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg to Cape Town

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

## Airport information

Origin Lanseria International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: HLA
ICAO Code: FALA
Coordinates: 25°56′18″S, 27°55′33″E
Destination 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