Sydney to Cape Town By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Sydney, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare freight rates, transit times, route options and much more.

Sydney to Cape Town by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cape Town by plane will take about 2 days 3h and departs from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) and arrives into OR Tambo International Airport (JNB). There are flights departing daily on this route. Qantas is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 2-4 times a week.

Quickest air route

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to OR Tambo International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

2 days 3h

Daily

12,460 km

7,742 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: QFQantas
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787-9+1 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: EKEmirates
2-4 times a weekAirbus A380
Carrier Identifier: EYEtihad Airways
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+2 others
Carrier Identifier: QRQatar Airways
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A380+2 others
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Closest airports

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to Cape Town International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

2 days 5h

2-4 times a week

19,712 km

12,249 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: EKEmirates
1-2 times a weekAirbus A380+1 others
Carrier Identifier: QRQatar Airways
1-2 times a weekAirbus A380+2 others
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Sydney to Cape Town by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Cape Town by ship will take about 46 days 10h and departs from Sydney (AUSYD) and arrives into Cape Town (ZACPT). There are ships departing every 1-2 weeks on this route. MSC is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Sydney to Cape Town

Port of loading

Port of loading

46 days 10h

Every 1-2 weeks

22,822 km

14,181 mi.

2 transfers

3 stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 1-2 weeksMSC Shahar+41 others
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