Durban to Johannesburg

Durban to Johannesburg

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Durban to Johannesburg Schedule

Durban to Johannesburg Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Minivan 7pax Any timeZAR 12,898
Intercape Luxury 07:15 - 16:35ZAR 385
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1679808:30 - 09:40ZAR 2,375
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1685710:20 - 11:30ZAR 1,496
FlySafair Economy #FA26513:25 - 14:35ZAR 926
FlySafair Economy #FA41714:40 - 15:50ZAR 864
CemAir Economy #5Z32916:30 - 17:45ZAR 1,632
Intercape Mainliner 19:15 - 05:20ZAR 407
Citiliner Plus Luxury 21:00 - 05:55ZAR 595
Greyhound Premium Luxury 22:00 - 06:10ZAR 400

Transportation from Durban to Johannesburg

Facts about the transport from Durban to Johannesburg

Cheapest Transport$20
Fastest Transport1h 5m
Earliest Departure6:00 AM
Latest Departure10:00 PM
Departures per day35
Distance556 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAirlink, Big Sky Express, CemAir, Citiliner Plus, Daytrip, Eagle Liner, FlySafair, Greyhound Premium, Hahn Air Systems, Hahn Air Technologies, Intercape, Intercity Xpress, South African Airways
How to get from Durban to JohannesburgWelcome to your travel guide on how to get from Durban to Johannesburg!

How to get from Durban to Johannesburg

Travelling between Durban and Johannesburg is possible by Flight, bus and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 40.93 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 19.41.

How long does it take to get from Durban to Johannesburg?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 21 hours to travel between Durban and Johannesburg depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Durban and Johannesburg. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 20h 45m to reach Johannesburg.

How much does it cost to get from Durban to Johannesburg?

Travelling between Durban and Johannesburg can be as cheap as USD 19.41 if you opt for a Eagle Liner bus and as expensive as USD 40.93 if you buy a Intercape Bus ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Durban and Johannesburg ?

  • 35 from Durban to Johannesburg starting from 06:45 Durban until 22:00 Durban

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Durban to Johannesburg.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Durban to Johannesburg, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 48.65.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Durban and Johannesburg

Airlink, CemAir, FlySafair, Hahn Air Systems, Hahn Air Technologies, South African Airways


Travelling from Durban to Johannesburg overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Durban and Johannesburg

Big Sky Express, Citiliner Plus, Eagle Liner, Greyhound Premium, Intercape, Intercity Xpress


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Durban and Johannesburg


What is the most popular transport to get from Durban to Johannesburg?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus