• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 9 ways to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai by plane, bus, taxi, car train, car or train

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

Fly Lanseria to Capetown, bus, taxi  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Capetown (CPT) HLA - CPT
  2. Take the bus from Capetown to Hermanus
  3. Take a taxi from Hermanus to Gansbaai

Cheapest option

Car train, drive  •  25 h 30 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Worcester
  2. Drive from Worcester to Gansbaai

$37 - $72

7 alternative options

Fly Johannesburg to Capetown, bus, taxi  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Capetown (CPT) JNB - CPT
  2. Take the bus from Capetown to Hermanus
  3. Take a taxi from Hermanus to Gansbaai

Fly Johannesburg to George, bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to George (GRJ) JNB - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Caledon

$166 - $402

Fly Lanseria to George, bus  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to George (GRJ) HLA - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Caledon

$216 - $501

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Paarl
  2. Take the bus from Paarl to Swellendam
  3. Take the bus from Riviersonderend to Caledon

Bus Citiliner  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
  2. Take the bus from Cape Town to Caledon

$123 - $175

Train, bus, taxi  •  29 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown
  2. Take the bus from Capetown to Hermanus
  3. Take a taxi from Hermanus to Gansbaai

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Gansbaai 911.8 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai is to car train and drive which costs R 500 - R 1 100 and takes 25 h 30 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai is to fly and bus which costs R 2 300 - R 6 000 and takes 10 h 22 min.

More details

The distance between Johannesburg and Gansbaai is 1249 km. The road distance is 1458.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 31 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Lanseria Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Gansbaai is 1459 km. It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to drive from Johannesburg to Gansbaai.

Get driving directions

Safair, Mango and Comair offer flights from Lanseria Airport to Capetown Airport.

Search flights

There are 409+ hotels available in Gansbaai. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Gansbaai.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 780.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Gansbaai via Paarl, Swellendam, Riviersonderend, and Caledon in around 22 h 31 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown via Durban
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Lanseria to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lanseria to George
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown via Durban
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Worcester
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$218
November - April
$236
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Capetown to Hermanus
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Caledon
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Paarl
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Riviersonderend to Caledon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Paarl
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Caledon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Paarl to Swellendam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hermanus to Gansbaai
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What are the different types of Renfe trains in Spain?, Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF and Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train - to help you get the most out of your next trip.