There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Soweto by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  51 min

  1. City Tour

$31 - $35

Cheapest option

Uber  •  20 min

  1. 15.4 miles

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. 15.4 miles

$22 - $27

Drive  •  20 min

  1. 15.4 miles

$2 - $4

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

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Soweto. However, you can take the bus to Apartheid Museum then take the taxi to Soweto. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Soweto.

Bus operators
Citysightseeing South Africa
Phone
021 511 6000
Email
info@citysightseeing.co.za
Website
citysightseeing.co.za
Bus from Carlton Center to Apartheid Museum
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
citysightseeing.co.za
Other operators
Uber Johannesburg und Pretoria
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Johannesburg to Soweto
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$27 - $35
uberVAN
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$15 - $20
uberX
$15 - $20
Taxi from Apartheid Museum to Soweto
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Soweto is 20 km. The road distance is 25 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Soweto is to drive which costs R 29 - R 45 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Soweto is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs R 280 - R 340.

It takes approximately 51 min to get from Johannesburg to Soweto, including transfers.