There are 7 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg by plane, bus, car, train, shuttle or ferry

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Fly to Johannesburg  •  4h 50m

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

R 2 870 - R 6 398

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Fly to Lanseria  •  6h 24m

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

R 8 441 - R 31 526

Bus, drive  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Mbeya
  2. Drive from Mbeya to Nakonde
  3. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg

Train, Private Transfer , bus  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Mbeya
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Mbeya Airport to Tunduma
  3. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg

Train, drive, bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Mbeya
  2. Drive from Mbeya to Nakonde
  3. Take the train from Nakonde to Serenje
  4. Take the bus from Serenje to Lusaka
  5. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg

Train, ferry, bus  •  5 days 20h

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

Drive  •  44h 1m

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg 3390.1 km

R 6 000 - R 9 000

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The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $150 - $340 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $150 - $340 and takes 4h 50m.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg is 2461 km. The road distance is 3390.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg without a car is to train and Private Transfer and bus which takes 2 days 16h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 50m 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 3h 35m.

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Johannesburg is 1h behind Dar es Salaam. It is currently 1:09 AM in Dar es Salaam and 12:09 AM in Johannesburg.

Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg is 3390 km. It takes approximately 44h 1m to drive from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg.

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Egyptair, Precision Air, South African Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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

South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg every 4 hours.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 14 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 100 - R 9 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 500 - R 27 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Arusha, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 4 200 - R 12 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Zanzibar, Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 4 300 - R 12 000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 4 300 - R 8 500
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 100 - R 9 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Arusha, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 4 200 - R 12 000
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Zanzibar, Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 4 300 - R 12 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg via Blantyre
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 400 - R 6 500
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lanseria via Nairobi, Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 21 000
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Mbeya
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R 490 - R 900
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
R 490 - R 750
Express
R 550 - R 900
Train from Nakonde to Serenje
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R 490 - R 900
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
R 490 - R 750
Express
R 550 - R 900
Tanzania Railways Corporation
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Website
trc.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
trc.co.tz
Bus operators
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 222 126 478/9
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Website
darlux.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Mbeya
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 363
Schedules at
darlux.co.tz
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 236
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Serenje to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 236
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
shalombusservices.com
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+255 789 665310
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibartransfers.com
Shuttle from Mbeya Airport to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
R 1 905
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Car (Capacity 1-3 PAX)
R 1 905
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Mpulungu
Ave. Duration
2 days 22h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 2 000

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There are 1475+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at R 1 750 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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