There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Uganda by plane, bus or car

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 Entebbe  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Entebbe (EBB) JNB - EBB

$172 - $346

2 alternative options

Fly to Kigali, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kigali (KGL) JNB - KGL
  2. Take the bus from Kigali to Mbarara

Drive  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Kampala 2597.4 miles

$400 - $600

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Uganda?

South African Airways, Kenya Airways and two other airlines fly from Johannesburg to Kampala every 4 hours.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Johannesburg to Kigali via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kigali to Mbarara
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Uganda is 3116 km. The road distance is 4156 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Uganda is to fly which costs R 2 100 - R 4 400 and takes 8 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Uganda is to fly which takes 8 h 1 min and costs R 2 100 - R 4 400.

It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Johannesburg to Uganda, including transfers.