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Fly from Johannesburg to Delhi with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Johannesburg to Delhi with Etihad Airways to transport yourself from South Africa’s biggest city to India’s colourful and cosmopolitan capital.

Delhi is the heart and soul of India, with sights, sounds and aromas that will light up your senses. Explore the city’s array of spectacular landmarks including the Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and Jama Masjid. Visit impressive shopping malls in New Delihi and stroll through traditional bazaars in the walled Old Delhi area.

JNB to DEL: flight facts

Journey time 13hrs 5mins

Your total journey time between Johannesburg and Delhi depends on the length of your connection in Abu Dhabi. You can opt for a longer stopover to give you more time to explore this amazing city.

Flight distance 5,358 miles

The shortest flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Delhi (DEL), including a connection in Abu Dhabi (AUH), cover a distance of 5,358 miles (8,622 kilometres).

Your flight from Johannesburg to Delhi

Your journey from Johannesburg (JNB) to Delhi (DEL) takes you north along the eastern coast of Africa to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). Consider extending your trip by taking a couple of days to see the sights of the UAE capital between your connecting flights.

On the second leg of your journey, you’ll take off from Abu Dhabi and fly across the Gulf of Oman before landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Johannesburg to Delhi: FAQs

Is Delhi easy to get around?

Delhi is a vast and exciting city but getting around is fairly easy with
a number of good transport options. The Delhi Metro is a fast way to access different parts of the city, as is the comprehensive bus network. Rickshaws offer an authentic way to explore Delhi, while private taxis offer a more comfortable and convenient way to get around.

Which currency is used in Delhi?

Delhi uses the Indian rupee (INR) as its official currency. You can exchange your money in most of the banks and foreign exchange bureaus in Delhi. There are also plenty of specialised shops that also offer this services. It’s becoming increasingly common for large shops and businesses to accept credit cards in Delhi, but it’s always best to carry some cash just in case.

Top tips for Johannesburg to Delhi

aerial view of main bazar paharganj new delhi india

Shop local wares

Leave behind the food stalls of Johannesburg’s Market on Main and get ready for the heady shopping experience of Delhi’s Paharganj, or Main Bazaar.

Here, multi-coloured signs compete to grab your attention and the stores are piled high with clothes, homewares, crafts and jewellery, which make perfect souvenirs.

akshardham temple and greenery on a clear day in delhi

Seek out Delhi’s largest temple

A must-see when in Delhi is the richly decorated Akshardham Temple. Opened in 2005, it showcases traditional Hindu and Indian culture, including the nation’s impressive architecture and strong spirituality.

At its centre is the mandir – or temple – which features intricate carvings along with nine impressive domes and hundreds of ornate pillars. Learn about this Hindu place of worship, explore the themed gardens and be sure to stay for the breathtaking light and water show after sunset.

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