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Johannesburg to Seattle

The bad news is that there are no direct flights, and the even worse news is that it's goint to take you over 24 hours to get there - so there's a good chance you'll be "Sleepless in Seattle" (couldn't resist!).

Lufthansa via Frankfurt is often the cheapest, and Delta via Atlanta is often the quickest from JHB to SEA.

To book a cheap flight from Johannesburg to Seattle, use the flight price comparison tool to compare the price of all airlines flying the route. There are no non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Seattle.

Do ask for help if you get stuck, our travel agents are itching to show airline deals.


We carried out a point-in-time survey of flight prices from JHB to Seattle & then ordered the airlines from cheapest at the top. This order will in all probability have changed since we did it.



Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

1-stop (25 to 26 hours) 
Frankfurt (FRA)

British Airways

Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport(SEA)

1-stop (29 hours) 
London (LHR)

Qatar Airways

Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

1-stop (33 hours) 
Doha (DOH)

Delta Airlines

Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

1-stop (24 to 27 hours) 
Atlanta (ATL)

Air France

Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

2-stop (26 to 33 hours) 
Paris & New York


Johannesburg to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

1-stop (23h40) 
Dubai (DXB)

The shortest distance between Johannesburg and Seattle in 16518km.

Time differences between SA & Seattle

It is 7 to 8 hours later in Johannesburg than in Seattle (USA).

South Africa

GMT + 2


GMT - 6 
GMT - 5 from mid March to early November

We suggest setting your watch to Seattles's time as soon as you board your flight (the earlier you begin acclimatising to the new time zone the easier).

Things to do in Seattle

  • Tour several of Seattle's best breweries with the Great Pacific Northwest Brewery Tour Company, the tours include transportation to and from 3 breweries, tasters, score card, and a souvenir glass.

  • Go shopping at the Pike Place Market - opened 1907, one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States.

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