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There are 9 ways to get from Johannesburg to Huai'an by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Nanjing, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nanjing (NKG)
  2. Take the bus from Nanjing South Station to Huaian South Bus Station

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Fly to Yancheng, train

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Yancheng (YNZ)
  2. Take the train from Yancheng to Huaian East

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Fly to Huai'an

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Huai'an (HIA)

Fly to Lianyungang, train

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Lianyungang (LYG)
  2. Take the train from Lianyungang to Huaian East

Fly to Shanghai Pudong, train, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG)
  2. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing
  3. Take the bus from Nanjing Bus Station to Huaian South Bus Station

Fly to Ningbo Lishe, train, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Ningbo Lishe (NGB)
  2. Take the train from Ningbo to Nanjing South
  3. Take the bus from Nanjing South Station to Huaian South Bus Station

Fly to Yangzhou, train, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Yangzhou (YTY)
  2. Take the train from Jiangdu to Nanjing
  3. Take the bus from Nanjing Bus Station to Huaian South Bus Station

Fly to Zhengzhou, train

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Zhengzhou (CGO)
  2. Take the train from Zhengzhou East to Huaian East

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Huai'an

Johannesburg (JNB) to Huai'an (HIA) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Huai'an (HIA) is around 22h 51m and covers a distance of around 11662 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 35m. The fastest flight normally takes 16h 15m. Services are operated by Air China, China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific and others. Typically 20 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
16h 16m
Layover time:
6h 35m
Total time:
22h 51m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
16h 15m
Flight distance:
11662 km
Flights per week:
20
Cheapest price:
¥3389
Carbon emissions:
2364 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:20
Last flight departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Johannesburg (JNB) to Huai'an (HIA) flight schedules

South Africa → China
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International entry into China from South Africa

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of South Africa
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from South Africa

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from South Africa

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from South Africa is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Huai'an is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Huai'an is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Huai'an is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

No, but conditions apply when returning to South Africa from China.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Huai'an is to fly and train and bus which costs R 11 000 - R 15 000 and takes 24h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Huai'an is to fly which costs R 7 500 - R 35 000 and takes 19h 13m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Huai'an is 11663 km. The road distance is 18156.5 km.

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It takes approximately 24h 37m to get from Johannesburg to Huai'an, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Nanjing Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 25m and has one stopover.

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Huai'an is 6h ahead of Johannesburg. It is currently 10:46 AM in Johannesburg and 4:46 PM in Huai'an.

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Huai'an is 18156 km. It takes approximately 9 days 17h to drive from Johannesburg to Huai'an.

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Scoot Tigerair, China Southern Airlines, China West Air and four other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Nanjing Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Huai'an. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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  • Distance: 11663.5 km
  • Duration: 24h 37m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Huai'an, China?

Air China, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Huai'an 3 times a day.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Singapore Changi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥22000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Antananarivo, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥10000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Doha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥10000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Singapore Changi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Addis Ababa, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥12000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Singapore Changi, Haikou
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Doha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥10000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Singapore Changi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Antananarivo, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥10000
Flights from Johannesburg to Ningbo Lishe via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Singapore Changi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Hong Kong, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 6m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Shenzhen, Yichun
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3800 - ¥12000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Abu Dhabi, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥9000
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Johannesburg to Ningbo Lishe via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yangzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yangzhou via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 6m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Shenzhen, Yichun
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Abu Dhabi, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥9000
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Johannesburg to Ningbo Lishe via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yangzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yangzhou via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Singapore Changi, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Huai'an via Hong Kong, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Xi An
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Shenzhen, Nanchang
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥22000
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥13000
Flights from Johannesburg to Ningbo Lishe via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥21000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥20000
Flights from Johannesburg to Ningbo Lishe via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥14000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥21000
Donghai Airlines
Website
donghaiair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥22000
Flights from Johannesburg to Zhengzhou via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
China West Air
Website
westair.cn
Flights from Johannesburg to Nanjing via Singapore Changi, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥15000
GX Airlines
Website
gxairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥14000
Chengdu
Website
cdal.com.cn
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Hong Kong, Haikou
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥15000
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Johannesburg to Lianyungang via Singapore Changi, Haikou
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥15000
Spring Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Yancheng via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥15000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥14000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥17000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shanghai Pudong via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥13000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Lianyungang to Huaian East
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥95
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥70 - ¥95
1st Class Seat
¥110 - ¥140
Business Class Seat
¥280 - ¥340
Train from Yancheng to Huaian East
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥60 - ¥85
1st Class Seat
¥100 - ¥120
Business Class Seat
¥250 - ¥300
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥260
Business Class Seat
¥460 - ¥600
Train from Ningbo to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥220
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥170 - ¥220
1st Class Seat
¥290 - ¥350
Business Class Seat
¥550 - ¥750
Train from Zhengzhou East to Huaian East
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥220 - ¥290
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥220 - ¥290
1st Class Seat
¥380 - ¥460
Business Class Seat
¥750 - ¥950
China Railways D-Class
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥210
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥150
1st Class
¥150 - ¥210
Train from Ningbo to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥280
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥130 - ¥190
1st Class
¥200 - ¥280
Train from Jiangdu to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥100
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥55 - ¥80
1st Class
¥70 - ¥100
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥55 - ¥190
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥55 - ¥85
Hard Sleeper
¥110 - ¥190
Soft Sleeper
¥190 - ¥260
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing South Station to Huaian South Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥68
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing Bus Station to Huaian South Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥68
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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