There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Train, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
  3. Take the bus from Mokopane to Sibasa

Cheapest option

Fly to Hoedspruit, drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Drive from Hoedspruit to Thohoyandou

$177 - $702

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Naboomspruit
  2. Take the bus from Naboomspruit to Pogietersrus
  3. Take the bus from Mokopane to Sibasa

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou 309 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Polokwane, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Polokwane (PTG) JNB - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Sibasa

Fly to Phalaborwa, taxi  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Phalaborwa (PHW) JNB - PHW
  2. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Thohoyandou

$256 - $547

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Thohoyandou is 438 km. The road distance is 494.5 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Polokwane Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Thohoyandou is 494 km. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou.

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South African Airways offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Polokwane Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Thohoyandou. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou.
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  • Distance: 273.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Thohoyandou via Naboomspruit, Naboomspruit, Pogietersrus, Mokopane, and Sibasa in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Mokopane to Sibasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Sibasa
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Naboomspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Naboomspruit to Pogietersrus
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Phalaborwa to Thohoyandou
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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