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There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga by train, plane, taxi, bus 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

$131 - $322

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown

$46 - $58

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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

$116 - $262

Fly Lanseria to Durban, taxi  •  3 h 42 min

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

$121 - $231

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown

$52 - $69

Train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

$121 - $131

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga 331.4 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is to bus which costs R 650 - R 850 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is to train and fly which costs R 1 800 - R 4 700 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Mpumalanga is 475 km. The road distance is 530.3 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs R 650 - R 850.

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

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs R 650 - R 850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs R 1 700 - R 1 900 and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Mpumalanga is 530 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga.

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

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There are 85+ hotels available in Mpumalanga. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga.
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  • Distance: 297.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

TransLux Express operates a bus from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, Premier Classe operates a train from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga once a week. Tickets cost $86 and the journey takes 11 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
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
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
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Price
$18 - $23
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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