Distance from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Distance is 1261 kilometers or 784 miles or 681 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Cape Town and Johannesburg

Map - Shortest path between Cape Town and Johannesburg
  • Location for Cape Town
  • Location for Johannesburg
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Cape Town

Latitude: 33° 55' South
Longitude: 18° 25' East
Initial heading:49.7°NortheastNortheast
Final heading:44.8°NortheastNortheast

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Heading from Johannesburg

Latitude: 26° 12' South
Longitude: 28° 03' East
Initial heading:224.8°SouthwestSouthwest
Final heading:229.7°SouthwestSouthwest

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Cape Town (South Africa)Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:06:38 PM
Johannesburg (South Africa)Friday, December 26, 2014 at 12:06:38 PM

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