Fly To Entebbe, Uganda

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Travelstart offers you a reason to relax on the banks of Lake Victoria with cheap flights to Entebbe from South Africa. With Travelstart you can search and compare prices on all the airlines flying from South Africa to Entebbe, Uganda.

SAA is currently the only airline offering direct flights to Entebbe from South Africa (Johannesburg – JNB). South African Airways flights to Entebbe depart O.R. Tambo International Airport daily. The flight schedule (September 2012) is as follows:

  • Flights from Johannesburg to Entebbe (outbound) depart JNB at 14:00pm and arrive Entebbe (EBB) at 19:05pm on SA160
  • Flights from Entebbe to Johannesburg (inbound) depart EBB at 7:25am and arrive Johannesburg (JNB) at 10:40am on SA161

Flying time from Johannesburg is approximately 4 hours.

Please note that the above schedule is subject to change as per the airline(s). For the most up-to-date information about the Entebbe flight schedule please refer to the Travelstart flight booking engine for ticket prices and times.

There are other airlines offering good options for cheap Entebbe flights from South Africa including:

These airlines are available to book on Travelstart. No matter where you’re flying from in South Africa, most Entebbe flights will depart from Johannesburg. If you’re departing from any other South African city, simply edit the ‘From’ box in the online booking engine above.

Kampala Flights

Kampala is the capital of Uganda and is serviced by Entebbe International Airport. So if you’re looking for Kampala flights, you’ll actually land at Entebbe Airport (EBB). Don’t worry though… it’s easy to get to Kampala after landing in Entebbe… the capital is just 36km from Entebbe International Airport (about 40 minutes by road).

Entebbe International Airport – EBB

Entebbe Airport (code EBB) is Uganda’s main international airport and most likely where you’ll land on flights to Entebbe as well as flights to Kampala from Johannesburg. The one airport serves both the capital (Kampala) and the old capital (Entebbe) because the 2 cities are just 36km apart (that’s a lesser distance than Johannesburg and Pretoria). In most cases you’ll need to travel through Kampala if you’re looking to get from Entebbe to pretty much anywhere else in Uganda.

From the airport it’s easy to get into Entebbe’s city centre. A private taxi can reach the centre in about 10 minutes or you can share a taxi if you’re looking for a cheaper alternative. Buses and taxis offer direct transfers to Kampala from Entebbe.  

Entebbe International Airport offers scheduled passenger services to Johannesburg on SAA, as well as Dubai (Emirates), London Heathrow (British Airways), Cairo (EgyptAir), Amsterdam (KLM), Doha (Qatar Airways) and Istanbul (Turkish Airlines).

Did you know? Entebbe Airport is a training facility location of the United States military.  

Travel Essentials

Time Zone GMT +3 (1 hour ahead of SA)
Currency Ugandan Shilling
Visa South African passport holders do need a Visa for Uganda. Embassy processing time is usually 4 days
Dialing Code +256


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