There are 5 ways to get from Howick to Johannesburg by plane, train, bus, 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, train  •  2 h 18 min

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

$131 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Howick to Johannesburg Gjd0836

$22 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Howick to Harrismith Gjd0836
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Johannesburg

Car train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the car train from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg

$39 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Howick to Johannesburg 292.8 miles

$45 - $65

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 $22 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$22 - $30
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
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Howick to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Howick and Johannesburg is 423 km. The road distance is 468 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Howick to Johannesburg is to fly and train which takes 2 h 18 min and costs R 1 600 - R 4 000.

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

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