There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift by bus, taxi, car train, car 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, taxi  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Glencoe
  2. Take a taxi from Glencoe to Rorke’s Drift

$83 - $104

Cheapest option

Fly Johannesburg to Durban, drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) JNB - DUR
  2. Drive from Durban to Rorke’s Drift

$78 - $217

5 alternative options

Car train, taxi  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Newcastle
  2. Take a taxi from Newcastle to Rorke’s Drift

$127 - $159

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift 261.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Lanseria to Durban, drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR
  2. Drive from Durban to Rorke’s Drift

$83 - $186

Fly Johannesburg to Richards Bay, bus, taxi  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Richards Bay (RCB) JNB - RCB
  2. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Melmoth
  3. Take a taxi from Melmoth to Rorke’s Drift

$228 - $391

Fly Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, bus, taxi  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB
  2. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Glencoe
  3. Take a taxi from Glencoe to Rorke’s Drift

$181 - $386

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Rorke’s Drift is 343 km. The road distance is 418.2 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift is 418 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift.

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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 nine+ hotels available in Rorke’s Drift. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift.
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  • Distance: 214.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Rorke’s Drift, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Rorke’s Drift. However, you can take the bus to Glencoe then take the taxi to Rorke’s Drift. Alternatively, you can take the car train to Newcastle then take the taxi to Rorke’s Drift.

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 Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
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
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
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
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Glencoe
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Melmoth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Glencoe
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Glencoe to Rorke’s Drift
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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