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There are 5 ways to get from Howick to Johannesburg by plane, train, bus, car train or car

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Fly, train  •  2h 18m

  1. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Johannesburg (JNB) PZB - JNB
  2. Take the train from Marlboro to Park

$125 - $311

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Howick to Johannesburg

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus via Swinburne  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Howick to Swinburne
  2. Take the bus from Swinburne to Johannesburg

$30 - $43

Car train  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the car train from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

$35 - $54

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Howick to Johannesburg 292.8 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Howick to Johannesburg is to bus which costs R 280 - R 390 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Howick to Johannesburg is to fly and train which costs R 1 700 - R 4 500 and takes 2h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Howick and arriving at Johannesburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Howick and Johannesburg is 423 km. The road distance is 468.5 km.

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The best way to get from Howick to Johannesburg without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs R 280 - R 390.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Howick to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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Howick to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Howick station.

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The quickest flight from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Howick to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Johannesburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Howick to Johannesburg is 468 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Howick to Johannesburg.

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  • Distance: 264.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Howick, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Howick to Johannesburg once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 6h. Baz Bus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Marlboro to Park
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $26
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Howick to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Howick to Swinburne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Swinburne to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Howick to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Swinburne to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Montrose to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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South African Airways offers flights from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 1047+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Howick to Pietermaritzburg Airport is to taxi which takes 26m and costs R 390 - R 480.

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