There are 8 ways to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga by train, plane, taxi, bus, car train 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 to Johannesburg, fly to Pietermaritzburg  •  3 h 13 min

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

$132 - $323

Cheapest option

Car train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

$47 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly Johannesburg to Durban, taxi  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) JNB - DUR
  2. Take a taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga

$122 - $268

Fly Lanseria to Durban, taxi  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR
  2. Take a taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga

$137 - $248

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

$48 - $76

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown

$53 - $76

Train  •  36 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

$125 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga 331.4 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is to drive which costs R 700 - R 1 100 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is to train and fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs R 1 800 - R 4 500.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Mpumalanga is 475 km. The road distance is 530 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga, including transfers.

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

Eldo Coaches operates a bus from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 6 h 19 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Premier Classe operates a train from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga once a week. Tickets cost $90 and the journey takes 35 h 35 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $27
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
35 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90
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 Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Eagle Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 31 337 8333
Website
eagletaxicabs.co.za
Shauns Taxis
Phone
031 463 2618/40
Website
shaunstaxis.co.za
Mozzie Cabs
Phone
+27 31 303 5787
Website
mozziecabs.mobi

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