There are 4 ways to get from Gauteng to Empangeni by plane, bus 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 to Richards Bay  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Richards Bay (RCB) JNB - RCB

$120 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Empangeni

$24 - $35

2 alternative options

Fly to Durban, bus  •  5 h

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

$81 - $218

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Empangeni 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gauteng to Empangeni is to bus which costs R 320 - R 440 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gauteng to Empangeni is to fly which costs R 1 600 - R 3 400 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Gauteng and Empangeni is 490 km. The road distance is 580.1 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Gauteng to Empangeni, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Empangeni. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Gauteng, South Africa and Empangeni, South Africa?

CemAir and South African Airways fly from Boksburg to Empangeni 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Empangeni twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ballito to Empangeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Empangeni
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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