There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Howick by train, plane, bus, car train or car

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

Train, fly  •  3 h 6 min

  1. JNB - PZB

$128 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Gjd0836

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Gjd0836

$22 - $35

Car train  •  11 h 55 min

$39 - $50

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. 293 miles

$45 - $65

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 $22 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
$10
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$22 - $30
Bus operators
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
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Howick
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Howick is 423 km. The road distance is 469 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Howick is to bus which costs R 220 - R 300 and takes 7 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Howick is to train and fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs R 1 600 - R 4 000.

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

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