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There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Nelspruit by bus, car train, car, train or plane

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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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit

$16 - $35

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Car train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Nelspruit 213.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2h 51m

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

$127 - $313

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Nelspruit is to car train which costs R 110 - R 170 and takes 9h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Nelspruit is to train and fly which costs R 1 800 - R 4 500 and takes 2h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg Park and arriving at Nelspruit. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Nelspruit is 304 km. The road distance is 342.3 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Nelspruit without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs R 230 - R 470.

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The bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit takes 4h 5m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Johannesburg to Nelspruit 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 45m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Nelspruit is 342 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Johannesburg to Nelspruit.

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  • Distance: 189.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$18
Flexi
$28
Full Flexi
$17

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

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There are 202+ hotels available in Nelspruit. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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