Directions from Johannesburg to Upington

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. JNB - UTN

$133 - $486

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

$35 - $75

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. 487.3 miles

$75 - $110

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

South African Airways flies from Johannesburg to Upington twice daily. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Johannesburg to Upington once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h.

South African Airways
Flights from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Upington is 715 km. The road distance is 780 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Upington is to bus which costs R 460 - R 900 and takes 11 h.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Upington is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs R 1 600 - R 6 500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Upington. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Johannesburg to Upington, including transfers.