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There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Richards Bay, taxi  •  4 h

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

$171 - $312

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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  •  8 h 13 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

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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 4 500 and takes 4 h.

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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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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 10 h 54 min and costs R 1 200 - R 1 600.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Saint Lucia is 662 km. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia.

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South African Airways, Airlink and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Richards Bay Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Saint Lucia. Prices start at $45 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

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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Johannesburg to Phinda Game Reserve via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Johannesburg to Phinda Game Reserve via Capetown, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
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
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
$23 - $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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