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There are 7 ways to get from Luxembourg to South Africa by plane, train or car

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Fly Luxembourg to Johannesburg  •  15h 45m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Johannesburg (JNB) LUX - JNB

R 6 305 - R 14 365

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Johannesburg  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Johannesburg (JNB) FRA - JNB

R 4 253 - R 8 983

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Fly Luxembourg to Capetown  •  17h 2m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Capetown (CPT) LUX - CPT

R 6 580 - R 17 305

Train, train to Paris CDG, fly to Johannesburg  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Johannesburg (JNB) CDG - JNB

R 6 023 - R 11 478

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Capetown  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Koblenz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Capetown (CPT) FRA - CPT

R 5 928 - R 15 423

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Johannesburg  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg to Colmar
  2. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  4. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Johannesburg (JNB) ZRH - JNB

R 6 712 - R 14 851

Drive  •  6 days 23h

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Johannesburg 13034.7 km

R 21 000 - R 31 000

Luxembourg (LUX) to Johannesburg (JNB) flights

The flight time between Luxembourg (LUX) and Johannesburg (JNB) is around 19h 17m and covers a distance of around 8702 km. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 5m. Services are operated by Lufthansa, KLM, Turkish Airlines and others. Typically 46 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
19h 17m
Fastest flight journey time:
13h 5m
Flight distance:
8702 km
Flights per week:
46
Cheapest price:
R 6 424
Carbon emissions:
1764 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:10
Last flight departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luxembourg (LUX) to Johannesburg (JNB) flight schedules

Luxembourg → South Africa
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International entry into South Africa from Luxembourg

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Luxembourg
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into South Africa from Luxembourg

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in South Africa

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Luxembourg

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering South Africa from Luxembourg.

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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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in South Africa is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in South Africa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in South Africa is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 029 999.

Yes, entry into Luxembourg from South Africa is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: COVID-19 South African Online Portal.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to South Africa is to train and fly which costs €240 - €550 and takes 16h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to South Africa is to fly which costs €350 - €850 and takes 15h 45m.

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The distance between Luxembourg and South Africa is 8918 km. The road distance is 13034.7 km.

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It takes approximately 15h 45m to get from Luxembourg to South Africa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Johannesburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to South Africa is 13035 km. It takes approximately 6 days 23h to drive from Luxembourg to South Africa.

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Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Luxembourg Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in South Africa. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 22 min and costs €2.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to South Africa.
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  • Distance: 8918.5 km
  • Duration: 15h 45m

What companies run services between Luxembourg and South Africa?

Lufthansa, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Luxembourg to Tembisa every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 15 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 13 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 15 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 15 000
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 15 000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 20 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 19 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 14 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 17 000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 17 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 24 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 8 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 15 000
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 14 000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 22 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 23 000
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 21 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 24 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 9 500
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 19 000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 14 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 9 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 8 000 - R 18 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 2 200 - R 18 000
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 000 - R 12 000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Capetown via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 14 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 21 000
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 20 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 9 500
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 12 000
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 24 000
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 14 000
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 4 300 - R 9 500
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 19 000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 500 - R 16 000
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Johannesburg via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 13 000
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 19 000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Capetown via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 500 - R 14 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Johannesburg via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 17 000
Train operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 490 - R 700
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 420 - R 600
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 750 - R 1 100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R 330 - R 470
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 360 - R 550
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
R 480 - R 550
1st Class
R 360 - R 430
Train from Luxembourg to Colmar
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 900 - R 1 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
R 900 - R 1 100
1st Class
R 950 - R 1 100
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R 440 - R 650
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
R 500 - R 650
1st Class
R 440 - R 550
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Metz Ville to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 2 600
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
R 500 - R 950
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 190 - R 460
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
R 190 - R 280
Rail 1st Class
R 320 - R 460
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 260 - R 360
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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