There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia by plane, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Richards Bay, taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Richards Bay (RCB) JNB - RCB
  2. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$171 - $312

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
  2. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$88 - $111

2 alternative options

Fly to Phinda Game Reserve, taxi  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phinda Game Reserve (PZL) JNB - PZL
  2. Take a taxi from Phinda Game Reserve to Saint Lucia

$256 - $627

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia 413.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia is to drive which costs R 900 - R 1 400 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 400 - R 4 600 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Saint Lucia is 495 km. The road distance is 662.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia, including transfers.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Saint Lucia. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia.
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  • Distance: 309.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Saint Lucia, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Richards Bay, then take the taxi to Saint Lucia. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Phinda Game Reserve, then take the taxi to Saint Lucia.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Flights from Johannesburg to Phinda Game Reserve via Skukuza
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Johannesburg to Phinda Game Reserve via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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