There are 2 ways to get from Johannesburg to Harrismith by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith

$14 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Harrismith 168.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Harrismith is to bus which costs R 210 - R 320 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Harrismith is to drive which costs R 370 - R 550 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Harrismith. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Harrismith is 254 km. The road distance is 269.4 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Harrismith without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 36 min and costs R 210 - R 320.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith takes 3 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Johannesburg to Harrismith bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, arrive at Harrismith station.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Harrismith.
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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

Eldo Coaches operates a bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3 h 36 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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