There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park by train, plane, taxi, car, bus or car 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

Train, fly to Phalaborwa  •  4 h 4 min

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

$177 - $448

Cheapest option

Car train, bus  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$53 - $72

4 alternative options

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$237 - $768

Fly to Skukuza, drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Skukuza (SZK) JNB - SZK
  2. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$151 - $343

Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$61 - $77

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park 336.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park is to drive which costs R 700 - R 1 100 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park is to train and fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs R 2 300 - R 6 500.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Kruger National Park is 424 km. The road distance is 539 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park via Nelspruit and Phalaborwa in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
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 Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $20
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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