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There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Colesberg by bus, car train, car or plane

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Bus Citiliner  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Colesburg

$26 - $42

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Car train  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Colesburg

$15 - $22

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Bus Eldo Coaches  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Midrand to Colesburg

Drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Colesberg 388.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  6h 40m

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

Fly to Maseru, bus  •  11h 34m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU) JNB - MSU
  2. Take the bus from Ladybrand to Colesburg

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  10h 12m

  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 car train which costs R 220 - R 320 and takes 12h 6m.

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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 5h 51m.

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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 Midrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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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 8h 48m and costs R 370 - R 600.

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

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Johannesburg to Colesberg bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, depart from Midrand station.

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

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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 5h 51m to drive from Johannesburg to Colesberg.

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  • Distance: 362 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Johannesburg to Colesberg twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 8h 45m. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $27
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
8h 45m
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 Midrand to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Ladybrand to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za

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

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There are 23+ hotels available in Colesberg. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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