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

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

Bus Citiliner  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Colesburg Greyhound

$31 - $48

Cheapest option

Car train  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Colesburg

$18 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Midrand to Colesburg

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 12 min

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

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 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
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
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
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
58 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
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
Car train from Johannesburg to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 Colesberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Colesberg is 579 km. The road distance is 622 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg is to car train which costs R 220 - R 320 and takes 12 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg is to drive which takes 5 h 51 min and costs R 750 - R 1 100.

No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Colesburg via Midrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg, including transfers.