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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Margate by plane, bus, car train, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Margate (MGH) JNB - MGH

$104 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$29 - $56

3 alternative options

Car train, bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Port Shepstone

$39 - $60

Train, bus  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$102 - $104

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Margate 433.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Margate is to bus which costs R 410 - R 850 and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Margate is to fly which costs R 1 400 - R 3 600 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Margate is 566 km. The road distance is 693.8 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Margate without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs R 410 - R 850.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Johannesburg to Margate, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Margate is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs R 1 400 - R 3 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 410 - R 850 and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Margate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Margate is 694 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Johannesburg to Margate.

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CemAir offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Margate Airport.

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There are 557+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Margate.
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  • Distance: 353.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

CemAir flies from Johannesburg to Margate twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Margate via Durban and Margate in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Margate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$22 - $30
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$35
Flexi
$30
Saver
$28
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban to Margate
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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