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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit

$17 - $35

Cheapest option

Car train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Nelspruit 213.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  2 h 51 min

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

$130 - $316

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Nelspruit is to train and fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs R 1 700 - R 4 300.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Nelspruit is 304 km. The road distance is 342 km.

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The bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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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 $18 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
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
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $20
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
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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
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
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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