There are 3 ways to get from Durban to Newcastle by bus, car train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Newcastle

$18 - $25

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Car train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the car train from Durban to Newcastle

$7 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Newcastle 217.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Newcastle is to car train which costs R 110 - R 300 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Newcastle is to drive which costs R 480 - R 700 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Durban and Newcastle is 257 km. The road distance is 347.9 km.

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The bus from Durban to Newcastle takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Durban to Newcastle.
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  • Distance: 160.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Durban to Newcastle once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Durban to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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