There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane by plane, taxi, bus, car train or car

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Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Skukuza (SZK) JNB - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Malelane

$214 - $410

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Car train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the car train from Pretoria to Malelane

$26 - $30

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Fly to Nelspruit, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Malelane

Fly to Maputo, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maputo (MPM) JNB - MPM
  2. Take the bus from Maputo to Malelane

Bus TransLux Express  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Malelane

$36

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Malelane

$37 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane 244.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Malelane is 336 km. The road distance is 390.9 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Skukuza Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane is 391 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane.

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

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There are 38+ hotels available in Malelane. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane.
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  • Distance: 210 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Malelane, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Malelane once daily. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pretoria to Malelane
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Malelane
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Maputo to Malelane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Bertrams to Malelane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Malelane
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Skukuza to Malelane
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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