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

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Fly to Ndjamena, drive  •  15h 8m

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

Cheapest option

Fly to Maiduguri  •  17h 27m

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

$459 - $1,224

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The cheapest way to get from South Africa to Borno is to fly which costs R 6 500 - R 18 000 and takes 17h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from South Africa to Borno is to fly which costs R 6 500 - R 18 000 and takes 17h 27m.

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The distance between South Africa and Borno is 4729 km.

It takes approximately 15h 8m 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 13h 5m and has one stopover.

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Borno is 1h behind South Africa. It is currently 12:35 PM in South Africa and 11:35 AM in Borno.

Kenya Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Egyptair and Ethiopian Airlines 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 14m and costs R 210 - R 260.

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Map of how to get from South Africa to Borno.
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  • Distance: 2955.7 miles
  • Duration: 15h 8m

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
17h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Accra, Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Enugu, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Lagos, Benin City, Abuja
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Addis Ababa, Khartoum
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Cairo
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndjamena via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Air VIA
Website
air-via.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maiduguri via Accra, Lagos, Abuja
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900

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