There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Howick by train, plane, bus, car train or car

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Train to Johannesburg, fly to Pietermaritzburg  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB

$123 - $312

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Howick

$20 - $27

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Fly Johannesburg to Durban, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

Fly Lanseria to Durban, bus  •  5 h 43 min

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

Car train  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

$34 - $53

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Howick 293 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Howick is to bus which costs R 280 - R 390 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Howick is to train and fly which costs R 1 700 - R 4 500 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Howick. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Howick is 423 km. The road distance is 468.8 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Howick without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs R 280 - R 390.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Johannesburg to Howick, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Howick is 469 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Johannesburg to Howick.

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

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There are 137+ hotels available in Howick. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Howick.
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  • Distance: 264.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Howick once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h. Baz Bus also services this route 4 times a week.

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 Johannesburg to Durban via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
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
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $26
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Durban to Howick
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Howick
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Howick
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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