There are 8 ways to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen by plane, taxi, train, 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 Polokwane, taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Polokwane (PTG) JNB - PTG
  2. Take a taxi from Polokwane to Tzaneen

$206 - $387

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express, taxi  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Matokslokasie
  2. Take a taxi from Matokslokasie to Tzaneen

$78 - $98

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Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Tzaneen

$236 - $767

Fly to Phalaborwa, taxi  •  4 h 37 min

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

$226 - $502

Train, bus, taxi  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Polokwane
  3. Take a taxi from Polokwane to Tzaneen

$85 - $116

Train, bus, taxi via Mokopane  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Mokopane
  3. Take the bus from Mokopane to Polokwane
  4. Take a taxi from Polokwane to Tzaneen

$91 - $126

Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pietersburg
  2. Take a taxi from Pietersburg to Tzaneen

$83 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Tzaneen 257.4 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen is to drive which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 900 - R 6 000 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Tzaneen is 339 km. The road distance is 411.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 6 h 33 min and costs R 1 200 - R 1 700.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Tzaneen.
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  • Distance: 212 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Tzaneen. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Polokwane, then take the taxi to Tzaneen. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Hoedspruit, then take the taxi to Tzaneen.

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 Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Polokwane
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
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
Bus from Mokopane to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pietersburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matokslokasie
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Polokwane to Tzaneen
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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