How far is Cape Town from Johannesburg?
The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) is 789 miles / 1271 kilometers / 686 nautical miles.
The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to Cape Town (CPT) is 879 miles / 1414 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 24 minutes.
OR Tambo International Airport – Cape Town International Airport
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)
- 789.497 miles
- 1270.571 kilometers
- 686.054 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
- 789.806 miles
- 1271.070 kilometers
- 686.323 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 OR Tambo International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 1 hour and 59 minutes.
What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Cape Town?
There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
On average, flying from Johannesburg to Cape Town generates about 134 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 134 kilograms equals 295 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 OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).
|Origin||OR Tambo International Airport|
|Destination||Cape Town International Airport|
Airlines flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Cape Town (CPT)
|South African Airways|