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There are 8 ways to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg by bus, taxi, car train, train, car or plane

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Bus TransLux Express, taxi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Lydenburg

$81 - $101

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Car train, taxi  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Waterval Boven
  2. Take a taxi from Waterval Boven to Lydenburg

$57 - $74

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Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Machadadorp
  2. Take a taxi from Machadadorp to Lydenburg

$72 - $93

Train, car train, taxi  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  2. Take the car train from Pretoria to Waterval Boven
  3. Take a taxi from Waterval Boven to Lydenburg

$61 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Lydenburg 196.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Lydenburg

$186 - $387

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  4 h 47 min

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

$251 - $787

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Skukuza (SZK) JNB - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Lydenburg

$236 - $447

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg is to drive which costs R 430 - R 650 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg is to drive which costs R 430 - R 650 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Lydenburg is 270 km. The road distance is 314.2 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 11 min and costs R 1 100 - R 1 500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Nelspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Lydenburg is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Johannesburg to Lydenburg.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Lydenburg. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Lydenburg.
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  • Distance: 168.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Lydenburg. However, you can take the bus to Nelspruit then take the taxi to Lydenburg. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Machadadorp then take the taxi to Lydenburg.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Waterval Boven
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$11 - $16
Car train from Pretoria to Waterval Boven
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $14
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 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
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
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Machadadorp
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Lydenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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