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There are 5 ways to get from South Africa to Hong Kong by plane, ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Johannesburg to Hong Kong  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hong Kong (HKG) JNB - HKG

$466 - $1,233

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Fly Capetown to Hong Kong  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Hong Kong (HKG) CPT - HKG

$385 - $972

3 alternative options

Fly Johannesburg to Macau, ferry  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Macau (MFM) JNB - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to HK Macau Ferry

$537 - $1,540

Fly Johannesburg to Shenzhen, train  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Shenzhen (SZX) JNB - SZX
  2. Take the train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station

$528 - $1,534

Fly Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun, train  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) JNB - CAN
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station

$523 - $1,489

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Africa to Hong Kong is to fly which costs R 5 500 - R 14 000 and takes 16 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Africa to Hong Kong is to fly which costs R 6 500 - R 18 000 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between South Africa and Hong Kong is 11103 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to get from South Africa to Hong Kong, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Hong Kong Airport is the direct flight which takes 12 h 45 min.

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Hong Kong is 6 h ahead of South Africa. It is currently 6:43 PM in South Africa and 12:43 AM in Hong Kong.

Cathay Pacific, South African Airways, Air Mauritius and four other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Hong Kong Airport.

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There are 675+ hotels available in Hong Kong. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Africa to Johannesburg Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs R 210 - R 260.

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Map of how to get from South Africa to Hong Kong.
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  • Distance: 6939.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 30 min

What companies run services between South Africa and Hong Kong?

Cathay Pacific, South African Airways and six other airlines fly from Benoni to Hong Kong every 2 hours.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Macau via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Johannesburg to Shenzhen via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Capetown to Hong Kong via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Macau via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Shenzhen via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Capetown to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Capetown to Hong Kong via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Capetown to Hong Kong via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong via Doha
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Capetown to Hong Kong via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Johannesburg to Macau via Hong Kong, Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Johannesburg to Macau via Singapore Changi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Shenzhen via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong via Mauritius
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Guangzhou Baiyun via Nairobi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Futian Station to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$10 - $13
1st Class Seat
$15 - $18
Business Class Seat
$30 - $40
Train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Ferry operators
Cotai Water Jet

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