There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Gweru by bus, 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 Greyhound ZA, train  •  18 h 24 min

Cheapest option

Fly to Harare, train  •  12 h 21 min

  1. JNB - HRE

$144 - $494

4 alternative options

Bus InterCape, train  •  19 h 50 min

Train, bus  •  26 h 20 min

Drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. 582.7 miles

$90 - $130

Fly to Bulawayo, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. JNB - BUQ

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Gweru, Zimbabwe?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Gweru. However, you can take the bus to Bulawayo, take the taxi to Mpopoma, then take the train to Gweru. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Johannesburg to Gweru via Bulawayo and Bulawayo in around 19 h 50 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
flyafrica
Flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mpopoma to Gweru
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Beit Bridge to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Gweru
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Mokopane to Musina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Gweru is 772 km. The road distance is 932 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Gweru is to drive which costs R 1 100 - R 1 700 and takes 10 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Gweru is to drive which takes 10 h 59 min and costs R 1 100 - R 1 700.

It takes approximately 18 h 24 min to get from Johannesburg to Gweru, including transfers.