How long is a flight from the Netherlands to South Africa?

The distance from the Netherlands to South Africa is 9,321 kilometres or 5,792 miles. Flights from the Netherlands to South Africa usually take around eleven or twelve hours. The flight time varies depending on which airports are involved. The flight can also last much longer if there are scheduled stops. Flights usually leave Holland from Amsterdam Schiphol, Rotterdam The Hague or Eindhoven. Destinations in South Africa include Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Many international airlines offer flights between the two countries.



Direct Non-Stop Flights


The Royal Dutch Airline, KLM, operates regular flights between the Netherlands and South Africa. KLM is currently the only company offering direct, non-stop flights. Every day of the week KLM flights leave Amsterdam Schiphol. They arrive at Johannesburg International Airport without making any stops. The flight often lasts for approximately ten hours and fifty minutes. KLM flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cape Town operate six times each week. The time it takes to reach Cape Town on a direct, non-stop flight from Amsterdam is around eleven hours and twenty minutes.



Indirect Flights from the Netherlands to South Africa


It takes approximately fourteen hours and fifty-five minutes to fly from Eindhoven to South Africa with one stop. If a flight has four stops, it can take one day and twenty hours to reach South Africa. Qatar Airways currently leaves the Netherlands for Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. It usually takes between seventeen and twenty hours to fly with Qatar Airways to South Africa from the Netherlands. The time it takes for each flight depends on where a single scheduled stop occurs. Emirates Airlines usually has regular flights each week from Amsterdam. The flights arrive at Cape Town, Johannesburg or Durban. Turkish Airlines also operates flights from the Netherlands to South Africa.



British Airways Flights from the Netherlands to South Africa


British Airways operates flights from the Netherlands to Cape Town and Johannesburg. The flights usually take off from Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport. The flight from Amsterdam to Johannesburg has one scheduled stop at London’s Heathrow Airport. British Airways flights that fly to Cape Town usually stop at London’s Gatwick Airport. The flights on both routes last more than twelve hours. The exact time depends on how long the flights wait at Heathrow and Gatwick.