There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon by train, plane, taxi, 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.

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Train, fly to Hoedspruit  •  4 h 11 min

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

$221 - $747

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Bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Acornhoek

$106 - $131

3 alternative options

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 8 min

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

$226 - $437

Fly to Phalaborwa, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) JNB - PHW
  2. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit

$224 - $507

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon 256.2 miles

$35 - $60

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The distance between Johannesburg and Blyde River Canyon is 332 km. The road distance is 410 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Hoedspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon is 410 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon.

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CemAir, Airlink and South African Airways offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Hoedspruit Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon.
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  • Distance: 207.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Blyde River Canyon, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon via Nelspruit and Acornhoek in around 8 h 44 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Acornhoek
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
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
Other operators
Taxi from Skukuza to Blyde River Canyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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