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Reach South Africa’s economic powerhouse, the vibrant metropolis of Johannesburg, relaxed and revitalised courtesy of luxury flights from Singapore to Johannesburg with Qatar Airways. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, enjoy the refined atmosphere on board our state-of-the-art aircraft and let our friendly and attentive cabin crew make your long-haul journey smooth, stress-free and memorable.
Johannesburg, a cosmopolitan megacity and financial epicentre, is a destination that bristles with opportunity. Home to many international business and commercial institutions, Johannesburg is a great place to do business. With its many museums, game reserves, luxury restaurants and shopping centres Johannesburg is also extremely popular with tourists. Whether you are travelling for pleasure or business, at Qatar Airways would love to take you there.
One of the largest air transport hubs in Asia, Changi Airport is Singapore’s principle departure point for international travel. Qatar Airways flights from Singapore leave from Changi Airport, connecting passengers to major destinations worldwide, including Doha.
The atmosphere is calm, refined and tranquil, and the friendly staff are always helpful.
Parking and transportation
There are five car parks spread across the airport, with car parks 3A and 3B serving Terminal 3. There is a 10-minute ‘grace’ period in car parks for pick-ups and drop-offs. Payment for short and long-term stays is via electronic payment machines positioned at the exits of the car parks.
A free shuttle bus service from Changi Business Park to the terminals operates daily, while regular local bus services run from the centre of the city to the airport. There are plenty of taxis for hire, and a pre-booked limousine service are also available.
Arriving in Changi Airport
Qatar Airways flights from Singapore Changi Airport depart from Terminal 3. You should arrive for check-in at least two hours before your flight is due to leave. Security checks are strict, so be prepared to allow a little extra time to go through security.
Ensure that you don’t have any banned items in your handbags and carryon luggage and that all your documents are in order before you travel. The Haven by JetQuay is a public lounge available for all passengers to use 24 hours a day. It is located in the Arrival Meeting Hall South.
Facilities and amenities
Changi Airport has plenty of amenities and facilities for travellers, and is a very child-friendly airport, with entertainment, Internet terminals and even a unique butterfly garden that will delight younger visitors. For adults, there are plenty of retail outlets selling a wide selection of goods, including duty-free shopping.
A dedicated 24-hour food court in Terminal 3 offers food options with an international theme that includes Singapore specialities, noodle bars and Japanese Sushi.
The Rainbow Nation’s capital, Johannesburg is an iconic destination that welcomes both leisure and business travellers all year round. The city is the economic epicentre of South Africa, and is also its administrative and political heart.
Book a flight to Johannesburg with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a city that’s lively, vibrant and welcoming, with a rich and complex culture and plenty of character. And with six million trees planted within the city, it’s also one of the world’s greenest metropolis, making it cool and pleasant during the hotter summer months.
Johannesburg is a huge city, so it’s good to have a couple of reference points to work with. The easiest to recognise are the Brixton Tower and the Hillbrow Tower, both of which you can use to orientate yourself.
The Market Theatre area is the city’s cultural heart, where you’ll find plenty of live music and street performances. Johannesburg Art Gallery, on the corner of Klein and King George street, is the largest art gallery in Africa and houses an astonishing collection of internationally important works, as well as a rich selection of native art.
The Origins Centre - The South African Museum of Rock Art, explores the ancient history of humanity in Africa, including its archaeological roots and progress throughout the continent. A fascinating and very different museum.
No trip is complete without a visit to the Top of Africa, in the Carlton Centre on Commissioner St, and Africa’s tallest building. From here you can get an exceptional panoramic view of the city and surrounding countryside, all the way to the rugged and dramatic coastline.
Flights to Johannesburg with Qatar Airways land at O.R. Tambo International Airport, 21km from the city centre and the busiest airport in Africa. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Johannesburg please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: South African Rand (ZAR)
Voltage: 220 / 230 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type M
Language: English / Zulu / Xhosa / Afrikaans
International dialing code: +27
More Information: Read our Johannesburg Travel Guide
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