There are 4 ways to get from Durban to Kimberley by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Kimberley  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Kimberley (KIM) DUR - KIM

$102 - $234

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Bloemfontein
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley

$37 - $51

2 alternative options

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Bloemfontein (BFN) DUR - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley

$185 - $338

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Kimberley 497.1 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Kimberley is to bus which costs R 500 - R 750 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Kimberley is to fly which costs R 1 400 - R 3 400 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durban to Kimberley. However, there are services departing from Durban and arriving at Kimberley via Bloemfontein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Durban and Kimberley is 620 km. The road distance is 795.4 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Kimberley without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 15 min and costs R 500 - R 750.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Durban to Kimberley, including transfers.

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Durban to Kimberley bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Durban station.

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The best way to get from Durban to Kimberley is to fly which takes 3 h 36 min and costs R 1 400 - R 3 400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 500 - R 750 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Durban Airport to Kimberley Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Durban to Kimberley bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Kimberley station.

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Map of how to get from Durban to Kimberley.
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  • Distance: 387.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Kimberley, South Africa?

South African Airways, Mango and four other airlines fly from Durban to Kimberley hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Durban to Kimberley via Bloemfontein in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Durban to Kimberley via Capetown
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Kimberley is 795 km. It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to drive from Durban to Kimberley.

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CemAir, Mango, British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Durban Airport to Kimberley Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Kimberley. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs R 430 - R 550.

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