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There are 4 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Johannesburg  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Johannesburg (JNB) DAR - JNB

$164 - $307

3 alternative options

Fly to Lanseria  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Lanseria (HLA) DAR - HLA

$338 - $934

Train, ferry, bus  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg

Drive  •  45 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg 2138.7 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $160 - $310 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $160 - $310 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg is 2461 km. The road distance is 3422 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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Johannesburg is 1 h behind Dar es Salaam. It is currently 3:40 PM in Dar es Salaam and 2:40 PM in Johannesburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is 3422 km. It takes approximately 45 h 16 min to drive from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg.

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South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 934+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dar es Salaam to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $7 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 1538.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Johannesburg, South Africa?

South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways fly from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg 3 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Capetown
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg via Blantyre
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, George
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Blantyre, Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
Ave. Duration
37 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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