There are 2 ways to get from Durban to Drakensberg by bus or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, travel  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Mooi River
  2. Travel from Mooi River to Drakensberg

1 alternative option

Car train, travel  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the car train from Durban to Estcourt
  2. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Questions & Answers

The distance between Durban and Drakensberg is 175 km.

The best way to get from Durban to Drakensberg without a car is to bus and travel which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Durban to Drakensberg, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Durban to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 109.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Drakensberg, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from Durban to Drakensberg. However, you can take the bus to Mooi River then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the car train to Estcourt then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Durban to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Mooi River
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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