There are 9 ways to get from Durban to Potchefstroom by plane, bus, train, car train or car

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 Durban to Johannesburg, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Johannesburg (JNB) DUR - JNB
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$68 - $193

Cheapest option

Car train, bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the car train from Durban to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom Greyhound

$26 - $43

7 alternative options

Fly Durban to Lanseria, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Lanseria (HLA) DUR - HLA
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$84 - $175

Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Johannesburg (JNB) PZB - JNB
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$128 - $330

Bus to Richards Bay, fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Richards Bay
  2. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (JNB) RCB - JNB
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$139 - $283

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Johannesburg Gjd2204,Gjd2303
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom Greyhound

$27 - $59

Bus via Welkom  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Potchefstroom

$43 - $58

Train, bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Durban to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom Greyhound

$110 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Potchefstroom 393.5 miles

$60 - $90

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

You can take a bus from Durban to Potchefstroom via Johannesburg in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Durban to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Durban to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Durban to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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 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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
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 Durban to Welkom
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Welkom to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.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
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durban and Potchefstroom is 520 km. The road distance is 630 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Potchefstroom is to car train and bus which costs R 330 - R 550 and takes 17 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Durban to Potchefstroom is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 1 min and costs R 1 000 - R 2 200.

No, there is no direct bus from Durban to Potchefstroom. However, there are services departing from Durban and arriving at Potchefstroom via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Durban to Potchefstroom, including transfers.