There are 8 ways to get from Johannesburg to Estcourt 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.

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Bus via Swinburne  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
  2. Take the bus from Swinburne to Estcourt

$30 - $42

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Car train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Estcourt

$9 - $25

6 alternative options

Bus Citiliner  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Ladysmith
  2. Take the bus from Ladysmith to Escourt

$31 - $43

Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Escourt

$20 - $28

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Estcourt 250.9 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB
  2. Take the bus from Pietermartizburg to Estcourt

$114 - $302

Fly Johannesburg to Durban, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) JNB - DUR
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt

$94 - $232

Fly Lanseria to Durban, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt

$99 - $201

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Escourt. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Estcourt is 360 km. The road distance is 401.4 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Estcourt without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Johannesburg to Estcourt, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Estcourt bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Johannesburg to Estcourt bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Estcourt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Estcourt is 401 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Johannesburg to Estcourt.

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

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There are 10+ hotels available in Estcourt. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Estcourt.
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  • Distance: 225.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Estcourt via Swinburne in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $22
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Swinburne to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ladysmith to Escourt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Escourt
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietermartizburg to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Ladysmith
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Montrose
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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