Travel from Johannesburg to Ladysmith-South-Africa

Bus or train from Johannesburg to Ladysmith?

Citiliner operates a bus from Johannesburg to Ladysmith once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 4 hours 55 minutes. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Premier Classe operates a train from Johannesburg to Ladysmith once a week. Tickets cost $94 and the journey takes 7 hours 55 minutes.

How to get from Johannesburg to Ladysmith

ModeDurationPrice
From Johannesburg bus to Ladysmith.4 h 55 minR 308
From Johannesburg train to Ladysmith.7 h 55 minR 1 084
From Johannesburg car train to Ladysmith.7 h 55 minR 142
From Johannesburg drive to Ladysmith.4 h 6 minR 496
From Park train to Marlboro, train to Johannesburg airport, fly to Pietermaritzburg airport, taxi to Pietermartizburg, then bus to Ladysmith.5 h 51 minR 1 722

How long does it take to get from Johannesburg to Ladysmith?

The bus from Johannesburg to Ladysmith takes 4 hours 55 minutes including transfers and departs twice daily.

Is there a direct train between Johannesburg and Ladysmith?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Ladysmith. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 7 hours 55 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Johannesburg and Ladysmith?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Ladysmith. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 hours 55 minutes.

Operators from Johannesburg to Ladysmith

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Citiliner087 352 0352Citiliner
Premier Classe086 000 8888Premier Classe
Shosholoza Meyl086 000 8888Shosholoza Meyl
Gautrain+27 80 042 8872Gautrain
South African AirwaysSouth African Airways
Greyhound ZA+27 11 611 8000Greyhound ZA