There are 8 ways to get from Suez to South Africa by train, plane, bus or car

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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Train, fly to Johannesburg  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Johannesburg (JNB) CAI - JNB

$189 - $723

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Train, fly to Pietermaritzburg  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) CAI - PZB

$415 - $1,207

Train, fly to Durban  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Durban (DUR) CAI - DUR

$372 - $992

Train, fly to East London  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to East London (ELS) CAI - ELS

$370 - $1,012

Train, fly to Port Elizabeth  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) CAI - PLZ

$456 - $1,307

Train, fly to Capetown  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Capetown (CPT) CAI - CPT

$336 - $909

Train, fly to Richards Bay, bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Suez to Ayn Shams
  2. Fly from Cairo (CAI) to Richards Bay (RCB) CAI - RCB
  3. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Durban

$401 - $1,129

Drive  •  5 days 6 h

  1. Drive from Suez to Johannesburg 5414.9 miles

$800 - $1,300

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The cheapest way to get from Suez to South Africa is to train and fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suez to South Africa is to train and fly which costs $180 - $750 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The distance between Suez and South Africa is 6586 km. The road distance is 8663.9 km.

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It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to get from Suez to South Africa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cairo Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 8 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suez to South Africa is 8664 km. It takes approximately 5 days 6 h to drive from Suez to South Africa.

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Egyptair, Ethiopian Airlines, Saudia and four other airlines offer flights from Cairo Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in South Africa. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Suez to South Africa.
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  • Distance: 4116.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 23 min

What companies run services between Suez, Egypt and South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Suez to Benoni. However, you can take the train to Ayn Shams, take the walk to Ain Shams, take the line 1 Metro to Orabi, take the walk to Cairo, take the bus to Cairo International Terminal Abbasia, take the walk to Cairo airport, fly to Johannesburg, then take the taxi to Benoni. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ayn Shams, take the walk to Ain Shams, take the line 1 Metro to Orabi, take the walk to Cairo, take the bus to Cairo International Terminal Abbasia, take the walk to Cairo airport, fly to Pietermaritzburg, then take the taxi to Pietermaritzburg.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Cairo to Pietermaritzburg via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Cairo to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Cairo to Pietermaritzburg via Istanbul, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to East London via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to East London via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Cairo to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Cairo to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Cairo to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Cairo to Richards Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Cairo to Richards Bay via Istanbul, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $3,300
Flights from Cairo to East London via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Nairobi, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Istanbul, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Dubai
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Cairo to Durban via Dubai
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Rome
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $5,500
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $3,300
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Cairo to East London via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Cairo to Capetown via Nairobi, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Cairo to Johannesburg via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Cairo to East London via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cairo to Port Elizabeth via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Cairo to Richards Bay via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Train operators
Egyptian Railways
Website
enr.gov.eg
Train from Suez to Ayn Shams
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
enr.gov.eg
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Durban
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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