There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay by plane, 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  •  5 h 7 min

  1. JNB - WVB

$148 - $1,119

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 h 5 min

$92 - $165

1 alternative option

Drive  •  25 h 16 min

  1. 1081.4 miles

$160 - $250

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Walvis Bay, Namibia?

South African Airways and Air Namibia fly from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay via Upington and Windhoek in around 31 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,100
Flights from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay via Windhoek
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,100
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,700
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Walvis Bay is 1415 km. The road distance is 1730 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay is to bus which costs R 1 100 - R 2 100 and takes 31 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs R 1 800 - R 15 000.

No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Walvis Bay via Upington and Windhoek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Johannesburg to Walvis Bay, including transfers.