# How far is Durban from Johannesburg?

The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and Durban (King Shaka International Airport) is 297 miles / 477 kilometers / 258 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) is 374 miles / 602 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 54 minutes.

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## Distance from Johannesburg to Durban

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 296.638 miles
• 477.392 kilometers
• 257.771 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
• 297.106 miles
• 478.145 kilometers
• 258.178 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 Durban?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR)

On average, flying from Johannesburg to Durban generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 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 Johannesburg to Durban

See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

## Airport information

Origin OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E
Destination King Shaka International Airport
City: Durban
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: DUR
ICAO Code: FALE
Coordinates: 29°37′0″S, 31°6′29″E