There are 2 ways to get from South Africa to Borno by plane or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Ndjamena, drive  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Ndjamena (NDJ) JNB - NDJ
  2. Drive from Ndjamena to Gamboru

Cheapest option

Fly to Maiduguri  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maiduguri (MIU) JNB - MIU

$459 - $1,224

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Africa and Borno is 4729 km.

It takes approximately 11 h 8 min to get from South Africa to Borno, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Ndjamena Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Borno is 1 h behind South Africa. It is currently 6:21 AM in South Africa and 5:21 AM in Borno.

Royal Air Maroc, Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Ndjamena Airport.

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The best way to get from South Africa to Johannesburg Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Africa to Borno.
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  • Distance: 2955.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 8 min

What companies run services between South Africa and Borno, Nigeria?

Ethiopian Airlines, Arik Air and two other airlines fly from Benoni to Maiduguri 3 times a day.

Airlines
Arik Air
Website
arikair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Addis Ababa, Abuja
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Benin City, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Enugu, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Air VIA
Website
air-via.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Accra, Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
24 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Nairobi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Cairo
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300

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