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There are 2 ways to get from Singapore to Cape Town by plane or car

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Fly  •  17h

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Capetown (CPT) SIN - CPT

R 6 067 - R 18 326

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Drive  •  11 days 18h

  1. Drive from Singapore to Cape Town 21296.5 km

R 39 000 - R 60 000

Singapore → South Africa
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International entry into South Africa from Singapore

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
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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 Singapore

  • 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
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in South Africa

2m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Singapore

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 Singapore.

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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 Cape Town is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cape Town is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cape Town 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 Singapore from South Africa is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: COVID-19 South African Online Portal.

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The cost-effective way to get from Singapore to Cape Town is to fly, which costs $550 - $1700 and takes 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Cape Town is to fly which costs $550 - $1700 and takes 17h.

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The distance between Singapore and Cape Town is 9666 km. The road distance is 21296.5 km.

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It takes approximately 17h to get from Singapore to Cape Town, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Capetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 55m and has one stopover.

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Cape Town is 6h behind Singapore. It is currently 9:18 AM in Singapore and 3:18 AM in Cape Town.

Yes, the driving distance between Singapore to Cape Town is 21296 km. It takes approximately 11 days 18h to drive from Singapore to Cape Town.

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South African Airways, Safair, Ethiopian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 5020+ hotels available in Cape Town. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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  • Distance: 9666 km
  • Duration: 17h

What companies run services between Singapore and Cape Town, South Africa?

Singapore Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Singapore to Cape Town 3 times a day.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 18 000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 21 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 21 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Doha
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 7 500 - R 17 000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 7 000 - R 19 000
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Singapore Changi to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 6 000 - R 18 000

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