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Distance from Abha (SA) to Cape Town (ZA)

Name Abha Cape Town
Country Saudi Arabia South Africa
Country ISO codes SA / SAU ZA / ZAF
Continent Asia Africa
Continent code AS AF
DD coordinates 18.234290 / 42.657574 -33.968906 / 18.596489
Time zone Asia/Riyadh Africa/Johannesburg
Straight distance from Abha to Cape Town is 6340 kilometers (3939 miles).

Travel information from Abha to Cape Town

The exact distance between Abha (SA) and Cape Town (ZA) is 3939 miles (6340 km).

To find out how many hours a traveler will have to spend on the road from Abha to Cape Town, you need to know the average speed of the selected transport: car, train, bus or ship.

For example, a tourist will travel about 7 hours, 2 minutes by plane.

Depart from Abha (SA)
Arrives in Cape Town (ZA)
Abha to Cape Town distance 6340 km / 3939 mil
Avg car duration 70 hours, 26 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 105 hours, 39 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 63 hours, 23 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 7 hours, 2 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

Airports in Abha

Abha International Airport AHB OEAB M
All airports in Abha

Airports in Cape Town

Cape Town International Airport CPT FACT L
All airports in Cape Town

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There are many ways to find how far is Abha from Cape Town, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 18.234290 / 42.657574 and -33.968906 / 18.596489.


Abha to Cape Town map route

Use our service to calculate the Abha to Cape Town distance in order to choose an appropriate type of transport and reserve the necessary amount of time for the journey.

If you want to know an answer to the question "How far is Abha from Cape Town?", enter the names of the cities in the online calculator and view the route on the map, the remoteness is calculated as a distance in air miles, which is the fastest way.

It is also important to understand how many hours it will take to get from Abha to Cape Town by air. We quote the flight time, which is 7 hours, 32 minutes, based on the average speed of aircraft, and you can also find out an average trip duration by other modes of transport.

In addition to the shortest distance, which is 6340 km / 3939 mil, you will learn that your departure coordinates are 18.234290 / 42.657574 while the arrival coordinates are -33.968906 / 18.596489.

Please also note that Abha is in the Asia/Riyadh time zone and Cape Town is located in the Africa/Johannesburg time zone, so you need to take the time difference into account when planning your trip.

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People also ask - FAQ

The beeline from Abha and Cape Town is 6340 kilometers = 3939 miles, given their longitudes and latitudes and corrected to the spherical shape of the Earth based on the haversine formula.
To travel from Abha (18.234290 / 42.657574) to Cape Town (-33.968906 / 18.596489) by the shortest air route, you will need to cover 3939 miles. Given the average airplane speed of 560 miles, the estimated duration of your flight to Cape Town is 7 hours, 2 minutes.
If you choose to drive from Abha, SA to Cape Town, ZA, you can expect to spend 105 hours, 39 minutes on the route, apart from the time you will need for having a snack, sleeping, taking the shower and refueling your car.
Yes, but you need to comply with regulations on entering to Cape Town.