There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg by car train, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Car train, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Klerksdorp
  2. Take the bus from Klerksdrop to Rustenburg

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Johannesburg to Rustenburg 74.7 miles

$85 - $100

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Rustenburg

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Rustenburg 74.7 miles

$11 - $17

Shuttle, taxi  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City
  2. Take a taxi from Sun City to Rustenburg

$180 - $191

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg is to drive which costs R 160 - R 240 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg is to taxi which costs R 1 200 - R 1 500 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Rustenburg. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Rustenburg via Welkom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Rustenburg is 100 km. The road distance is 119.5 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg without a car is to car train and bus which takes 7 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Rustenburg bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Johannesburg station.

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Johannesburg to Rustenburg bus services, operated by Vaal Maseru, arrive at Rustenburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Rustenburg is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Johannesburg to Rustenburg.

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The nearest airport to Rustenburg is Sun City (NTY) Airport which is 37.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Lanseria (HLA) (74.6 km), Johannesburg (JNB) (111.6 km) and Gaborone (GBE) (181.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Rustenburg.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Rustenburg via Welkom in around 9 h 10 min.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Klerksdrop to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Welkom to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Welkom
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Shuttle King
Phone
+27 79 429 5869
Email
info@shuttleking.co.za
Website
shuttleking.co.za
Shuttle from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$129
Schedules at
shuttleking.co.za
(Capacity 1-3 PAX)
$129
Other operators
Taxi from Johannesburg to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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