There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown by train, plane, bus, car train 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.

Recommended option

Train to Johannesburg, fly to Durban  •  3 h 12 min

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

$92 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown

$23 - $35

5 alternative options

Fly Lanseria to Durban  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR

$109 - $210

Fly Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB
  2. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Pinetown

$117 - $305

Bus via Swinburne  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
  2. Take the bus from Swinburne to Pinetown

$34 - $48

Car train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Durban

$27 - $45

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Pinetown 347.4 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown is to bus which costs R 310 - R 420 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown is to fly which costs R 1 400 - R 2 800 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Pinetown is 489 km. The road distance is 555.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Pinetown. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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

Comair and Mango fly from Johannesburg to Pinetown every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
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
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Swinburne to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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 Swinburne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Montrose
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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