There are 9 ways to get from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park by plane, car or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Seronera  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Seronera (SEU) JNB - SEU

$262 - $625

Cheapest option

Fly to Nairobi, drive  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nairobi (NBO) JNB - NBO
  2. Drive from Nairobi to Serengeti National Park

$196 - $397

7 alternative options

Fly to Grumeti, taxi  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Grumeti (GTZ) JNB - GTZ
  2. Take a taxi from Grumeti to Serengeti National Park

$286 - $657

Fly to Kisumu, drive  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kisumu (KIS) JNB - KIS
  2. Drive from Kisumu to Serengeti National Park

$226 - $812

Fly to Kilimanjaro, taxi  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) JNB - JRO
  2. Take a taxi from Kilimanjaro to Serengeti National Park

$376 - $717

Fly to Musoma, taxi  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Musoma (MUZ) JNB - MUZ
  2. Take a taxi from Musoma to Serengeti National Park

$316 - $692

Fly to Entebbe, drive  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Entebbe (EBB) JNB - EBB
  2. Drive from Entebbe to Serengeti National Park

$226 - $427

Fly to Arusha, taxi  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Arusha (ARK) JNB - ARK
  2. Take a taxi from Arusha to Serengeti National Park

$316 - $607

Drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park 2445.2 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Serengeti National Park is 2751 km. The road distance is 3912.4 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Seronera Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h and has one stopover.

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Serengeti National Park is 1 h ahead of Johannesburg. It is currently 10:01 AM in Johannesburg and 11:01 AM in Serengeti National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park is 3912 km. It takes approximately 2 days 8 h to drive from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park.

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South African Airways, Regional Air Services, Kenya Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Seronera Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Serengeti National Park. Prices start at $389 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park.
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  • Distance: 1719.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 12 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania?

South African Airways, Auric Air Services Limited and three other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Serengeti National Park every 4 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Johannesburg to Kisumu via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Johannesburg to Kisumu via Capetown, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Auric Air Services Limited
Website
auricair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Kigali
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Kigali, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Nairobi, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Nairobi, Kigali
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Kigali
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Kigali, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Nairobi, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Nairobi, Kigali
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Johannesburg to Musoma via Entebbe
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Musoma via Kigali
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Musoma via Kigali, Entebbe
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Musoma via Nairobi, Kigali
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Charterlines, Inc.
Website
charterlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Johannesburg to Grumeti via Nairobi, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Musoma via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Nairobi, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi via Kigali
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Kigali
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Lusaka, Kigali
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Regional Air Services
Website
regionaltanzania.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Seronera via Kigali, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Kigali, Kilimanjaro
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Nairobi, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Air Excel
Website
airexcelonline.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Arusha via Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Other operators
Taxi from Grumeti to Serengeti National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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