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There are 3 ways to get from Sohag to Johannesburg by plane, train or car

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Fly from Sohag  •  13h 47m

  1. Fly from Sohag (HMB) to Johannesburg (JNB) HMB - JNB

2 alternative options

Train to Luxor, fly  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the train from Sohag to Luxor
  2. Fly from Luxor (LXR) to Johannesburg (JNB) LXR - JNB

Drive  •  4 days 22h

  1. Drive from Sohag to Johannesburg 8188.3 km
Egypt → South Africa
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International entry into South Africa from Egypt

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

  • 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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Considerations leaving from Egypt

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 Egypt.

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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 Johannesburg is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Johannesburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Johannesburg 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 Egypt from South Africa is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: COVID-19 South African Online Portal.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Sohag to Johannesburg is to fly, which costs $270 - $650 and takes 13h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Sohag to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $270 - $650 and takes 13h 47m.

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The distance between Sohag and Johannesburg is 5880 km. The road distance is 8188.3 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 47m to get from Sohag to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sohag Airport to Johannesburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 25m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sohag to Johannesburg is 8188 km. It takes approximately 4 days 22h to drive from Sohag to Johannesburg.

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Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, Etihad, Jazeera Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Sohag Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 606+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sohag to Sohag Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs $3 - $4.

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  • Distance: 5879.6 km
  • Duration: 13h 47m

What companies run services between Sohag, Egypt and Johannesburg, South Africa?

Egyptair, Air Arabia Abu Dhabi and three other airlines fly from Sohag to Johannesburg once daily.

Airlines
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Asyut, Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 900 - R 9 500
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Cairo
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 900 - R 9 500
Flights from Luxor to Johannesburg via Cairo
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 7 650 - R 7 680
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Asyut, Cairo
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 900 - R 9 500
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Cairo
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 3 900 - R 9 500
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 3 900 - R 10 000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Sohag to Johannesburg via Kuwait, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 5 000 - R 12 000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Luxor to Johannesburg via Doha
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 5 000 - R 15 000
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