There are 7 ways to get from Durban to Welkom by bus, car or plane

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

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 54 min

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

$19 - $26

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Welkom

$25 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Welkom 354.8 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Durban to Bloemfontein, bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$159 - $303

Fly Durban to Johannesburg, bus  •  8 h 16 min

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

$75 - $197

Fly Durban to Lanseria, bus  •  8 h 24 min

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

$90 - $183

Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  8 h 50 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 Welkom

$135 - $334

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

You can take a bus from Durban to Welkom via Harrismith and Harrismith in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Durban to Johannesburg via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
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
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
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Welkom
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Welkom
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Welkom
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Welkom
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.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

How far is it from Durban to Welkom?

The distance between Durban and Welkom is 467 km. The road distance is 568 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Durban to Welkom?

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Welkom is to bus which costs R 230 - R 320 and takes 7 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Durban to Welkom?

The quickest way to get from Durban to Welkom is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs R 1 900 - R 3 800.

Is there a direct bus between Durban and Welkom?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Welkom. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Durban to Welkom?

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Durban to Welkom, including transfers.