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

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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

$86 - $222

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Bus via Harrismith  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Pietermaritzburg
  3. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Pinetown

$12 - $18

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Bus to Lanseria, fly to Durban  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Harrison Street to Beyers Naude & Princess Street
  2. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR

$91 - $191

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

$113 - $302

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown

$21 - $30

Bus via Swinburne  •  7 h 45 min

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

$32 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Pinetown 347.4 miles

$50 - $80

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

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 45 min and costs .

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

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Johannesburg to Pinetown bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Durban Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Pinetown is 556 km. It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to drive from Johannesburg to Pinetown.

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Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, South African Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Durban Airport.

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There are 620+ hotels available in Pinetown. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Pinetown.
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  • Distance: 305.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $30 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 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
Bus operators
Rea Vaya
Phone
0860 562 874
Email
PalesaRA@joburg.org.za
Website
reavaya.org.za
Bus from Harrison Street to Beyers Naude & Princess Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
reavaya.org.za
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
$12 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Swinburne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Swinburne to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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
$15 - $22
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
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za

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