The flight time from Sydney, New South Wales to Cape Town, South Africa is:

14 hours, 13 minutes

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Flying time from Sydney, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa

The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa is 14 hours, 13 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Sydney, Australia and Cape Town, South Africa.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Sydney, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa ("as the crow flies"), which is about 6,856 miles or 11 034 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia.
It ends in Cape Town, South Africa.

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to Cape Town, South Africa is Southwest (-142 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

Sydney, New South Wales

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

Cape Town, South Africa

City: Cape Town
Region: Western Cape
Country: South Africa
Category: cities

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