There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Limpopo by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train, fly to Polokwane  •  2 h 40 min

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

$144 - $308

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Bus Greyhound ZA  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pietersburg Gjh1304 / ...

$17 - $24

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Fly to Phalaborwa  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) JNB - PHW

$146 - $407

Fly to Hoedspruit, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Take the bus from Hoedspruit to Phalaborwa

$165 - $680

Train, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria North-South
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Polokwane

$20 - $31

Bus TransLux Express  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane

$23 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Polokwane 198.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Pietersburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Limpopo is 333 km. The road distance is 317.2 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Limpopo without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Johannesburg to Limpopo, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Limpopo bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Limpopo is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Polokwane Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Limpopo is 317 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Johannesburg to Limpopo.

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

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Limpopo.
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  • Distance: 207.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

South African Airways flies from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane twice a week. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Citiliner also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
55 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
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Hoedspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johanessburg to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pietersburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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