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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Phalaborwa  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) JNB - PHW

$146 - $407

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$25 - $40

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Fly to Hoedspruit, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Take the bus from Hoedspruit to Phalaborwa

$165 - $680

Bus TransLux Express  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$29 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa 311.5 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa is to bus which costs R 370 - R 550 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa is to fly which costs R 2 100 - R 6 000 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Phalaborwa. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Phalaborwa is 401 km. The road distance is 498.4 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs R 410 - R 550.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Phalaborwa bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Bertrams station.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa is to fly which takes 2 h 50 min and costs R 2 100 - R 6 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 410 - R 550 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Phalaborwa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Johannesburg to Phalaborwa bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Phalaborwa station.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa.
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  • Distance: 250.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

South African Airways flies from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa via Nelspruit in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Hoedspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Phalaborwa is 498 km. It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to drive from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa.

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

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There are 45+ hotels available in Phalaborwa. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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