There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Barberton by bus, car train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus TransLux Express  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit

$51 - $61

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Car train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit

$38 - $56

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit

$48 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Barberton 225 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Barberton

$156 - $352

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 14 min

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

$236 - $447

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The distance between Johannesburg and Barberton is 304 km. The road distance is 359.9 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Barberton without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Johannesburg to Barberton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Nelspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Barberton is 360 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Johannesburg to Barberton.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Barberton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Barberton.
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  • Distance: 190.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

TransLux Express operates a bus from Johannesburg to Barberton once daily. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 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 Bertrams to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Barberton
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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