There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Malelane by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Malelane Gjnm0822

R 390 - R 470

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Bus via Nelspruit  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Malelane Gjnm0822

R 622 - R 930

Drive  •  4h 8m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Malelane 400.4 km

R 650 - R 1 000

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  3h 26m

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

R 2 634 - R 5 287

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5h 15m

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

R 3 934 - R 22 937

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Malelane is to bus which costs R 390 - R 470 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Malelane is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 600 - R 5 500 and takes 3h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg Park and arriving at Malelane. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Malelane is 356 km. The road distance is 400.4 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Malelane without a car is to bus which takes 5h 5m and costs R 390 - R 470.

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The bus from Johannesburg Park to Malelane takes 5h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Malelane.
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  • Distance: 355.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg Park to Malelane once daily. Tickets cost R 390 - R 470 and the journey takes 5h 5m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 900 - R 8 500
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 500 - R 21 000
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Malelane
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 390 - R 470
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Malelane
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 280 - R 340
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 340 - R 600
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 550
Flexi
R 530
Full Flexi
R 590
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Malelane
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
R 600 - R 750

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Malelane is 400 km. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Johannesburg to Malelane.

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

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There are 52+ hotels available in Malelane. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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