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There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Johannesburg by plane, shuttle, train, ferry or bus

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 Vancouver to Johannesburg  •  27h 36m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Johannesburg (JNB) YVR - JNB

R 5 773 - R 14 289

6 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Lanseria  •  29h 55m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Lanseria (HLA) YVR - HLA

R 18 344 - R 44 418

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Johannesburg  •  32h 58m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Johannesburg (JNB) BLI - JNB

R 10 612 - R 18 718

Train to Seattle, fly to Johannesburg  •  30h 19m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Johannesburg (JNB) SEA - JNB

R 7 247 - R 10 942

Ferry, bus to Nanaimo, fly to Johannesburg  •  37h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria, BC
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
  3. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Johannesburg (JNB) YCD - JNB

R 16 698 - R 50 303

Fly Vancouver to Gaborone, bus  •  34h 15m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Gaborone (GBE) YVR - GBE
  2. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg

R 14 241 - R 20 255

Train to Portland, fly to Johannesburg  •  33h 52m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Portland Union Station
  2. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Johannesburg (JNB) PDX - JNB

R 7 449 - R 12 214

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $500 - $1,400 and takes 27h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Johannesburg is to fly which costs $500 - $1,400 and takes 27h 36m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Johannesburg is 16449 km.

It takes approximately 27h 36m to get from Vancouver to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Johannesburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 10m and has one stopover.

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Air Canada, South African Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 1159+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at R 550 per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25m and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 10280.4 miles
  • Duration: 27h 36m

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Johannesburg, South Africa?

British Airways, Air Canada and 10 other airlines fly from Vancouver to Johannesburg hourly.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via Paris CDG, Capetown
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 110 000
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via London Heathrow, Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
34h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 20 000 - R 65 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Washington Dulles, Accra
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Washington Dulles, Blaise Diagne
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via New York JFK, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via Munich, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via Frankfurt, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
23h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 27 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 27 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Las Vegas, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 56m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Las Vegas, London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
29h 21m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 18 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 22 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 47 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 48 000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
33h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 37 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 37 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 21 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 20 000 - R 36 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 28 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Seattle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 28 000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, Munich
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 35 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, Munich
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 60 000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Washington Dulles, Accra
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Washington Dulles, Blaise Diagne
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 32 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 21 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 28 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Seattle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 28 000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Vancouver to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 24 000 - R 42 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
24h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 22 000 - R 30 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
23h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via Munich, Capetown
Ave. Duration
30h 20m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 19 000 - R 80 000
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 18 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via Frankfurt, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
31h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 20 000
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via Paris CDG, Capetown
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 110 000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via Paris CDG, Capetown
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 110 000
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
23h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 23 000 - R 28 000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, Dubai
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 26 000 - R 37 000
Flights from Seattle to Johannesburg via Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 19 000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Bellingham to Johannesburg via Seattle, London Heathrow, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Nanaimo to Johannesburg via Vancouver, Paris CDG, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Vancouver to Lanseria via Frankfurt, Capetown
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 18 000 - R 44 000
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Vancouver to Gaborone via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 47 000
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Portland to Johannesburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 36 000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 470 - R 700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
R 470 - R 700
Premium
R 2 800 - R 3 900
Flexi Coach Seat
R 750 - R 1 200
Business Seat
R 750 - R 1 100
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 650 - R 950
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
R 650 - R 950
Premium
R 3 200 - R 4 500
Flexi Coach Seat
R 1 200 - R 1 800
Business Seat
R 1 200 - R 1 800
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 340 - R 430
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Vancouver Island Connector
Phone
1.866.986.3466
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
viconnector.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 1 260
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Book at
viconnector.com
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 202
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 220 - R 490
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 220
Flexi
R 270
Full Flexi
R 330
Ferry operators
V2V Vacations
Phone
+1-855-554-4679
Email
hello@v2vvacations.com
Website
v2vvacations.com
Ferry from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 1 900
Schedules at
v2vvacations.com
Premium
R 1 205
Royal Class
R 1 807

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