There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Upington by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Upington (UTN) JNB - UTN

$130 - $483

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington

$30 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Upington 487.3 miles

$75 - $110

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

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Upington is to fly which costs R 1 800 - R 7 000 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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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.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Upington is 715 km. The road distance is 779.6 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Upington without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs R 460 - R 900.

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

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Johannesburg to Upington bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Upington is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs R 1 800 - R 7 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 460 - R 900 and takes 11 h.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Upington.
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  • Distance: 447.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

South African Airways flies from Johannesburg to Upington 3 times a day. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Johannesburg to Upington once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 11 h.

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

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