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

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Bus Eldo Coaches  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kroonstad
  2. Take the bus from Kroonstad to Colesburg

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Train, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
  2. Take the bus from Springfontein to Colesberg

$25 - $37

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Bus Greyhound ZA  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg

$28 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Colesberg 388.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Colesburg

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JNB - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Colesburg

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg is to train and bus which costs R 350 - R 550 and takes 12 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg is to drive which costs R 850 - R 1 300 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Colesburg via Kroonstad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Colesberg is 579 km. The road distance is 621.7 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Colesberg bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Johannesburg station.

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

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Johannesburg to Colesberg bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, arrive at Colesburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Colesberg is 622 km. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Johannesburg to Colesberg.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg.
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  • Distance: 362 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg via Kroonstad in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via East London
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kroonstad
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Springfontein to Colesberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kroonstad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Kroonstad to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
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cbsc.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za

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South African Airways and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Bloemfontein Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Colesberg. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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