There are 6 ways to get from Durban to Nelspruit by plane, bus, train, car train, car or shuttle

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

Fly  •  2 h 50 min

  1. DUR - MQP

$175 - $436

Cheapest option

Car train  •  25 h 27 min

$23 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Gjd2204,Gjd2303
  2. Dreamliner

$35 - $65

Train, car train  •  25 h 22 min

$107 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 38 min

  1. 418.4 miles

$60 - $95

Shuttle  •  12 h 6 min

$94

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

South African Airways and Mango fly from Durban to Nelspruit 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Durban to Nelspruit via Johannesburg and Johannesburg Park in around 12 h 44 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Durban to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $22
Car train from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Durban to Mbabane
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Mbabane to Sonpark
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durban and Nelspruit is 487 km. The road distance is 669 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Nelspruit is to car train which costs R 290 - R 440 and takes 25 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Durban to Nelspruit is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs R 2 100 - R 5 500.

No, there is no direct bus from Durban to Nelspruit. However, there are services departing from Durban and arriving at Nelspruit via Johannesburg Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 44 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Durban to Nelspruit, including transfers.