Directions from Durban to Newcastle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

$20 - $28

Cheapest option

Car train  •  8 h 58 min

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 53 min

$80

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. 217.4 miles

$30 - $50

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 $20 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Alternatively, Premier Classe operates a train from Durban to Newcastle once a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 8 h 53 min.

Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Durban to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Durban to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$16 - $22
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 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durban and Newcastle is 257 km. The road distance is 348 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Newcastle is to car train which costs R 110 - R 170 and takes 8 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Durban to Newcastle is to drive which takes 3 h 55 min and costs R 420 - R 650.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Durban and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

The bus from Durban to Newcastle takes 5 h 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.