There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt Gjh1304 / ...

$19 - $30

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 23 min

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

$25 - $36

Train, bus via Mokopane  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
  3. Take the bus from Mokopane to Makhado

$31 - $47

Drive  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt 265.9 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Polokwane, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Polokwane (PTG) JNB - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt

Fly to Hoedspruit, drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Drive from Hoedspruit to Louis Trichardt

$182 - $708

Fly to Phalaborwa, taxi  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) JNB - PHW
  2. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Louis Trichardt

$287 - $588

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt is to bus which costs R 260 - R 400 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt is to drive which takes 4 h 53 min and costs R 550 - R 850.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Louis Trichardt is 398 km. The road distance is 426 km.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt takes 5 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Louis Trichardt. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Louis Trichardt, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Makhado
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Makhado
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Mokopane to Makhado
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Phalaborwa to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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