There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Newcastle by bus, car train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Newcastle

$18 - $25

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Car train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Newcastle

$7 - $11

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Newcastle 183.7 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Newcastle is to car train which costs R 95 - R 140 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Newcastle is to drive which costs R 380 - R 550 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Newcastle is 255 km. The road distance is 294 km.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Newcastle takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Newcastle once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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