There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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

$184 - $330

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 49 min

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

$102 - $131

3 alternative options

Fly to Phinda Game Reserve, drive  •  7 h 23 min

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

$134 - $473

Train, bus, taxi  •  19 h 4 min

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

$192 - $219

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia 413.9 miles

$60 - $95

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 drive 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 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Johannesburg to Phinda Game Reserve via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
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 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Saint Lucia is 495 km. The road distance is 662 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia is to drive which costs R 750 - R 1 200 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Saint Lucia is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 10 min and costs R 2 200 - R 4 100.

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