There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg to White River by train, plane, taxi, bus, car train 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

Train, fly to Nelspruit  •  2 h 41 min

  1. JNB - MQP

$123 - $307

Cheapest option

Car train  •  11 h 36 min

$17 - $25

5 alternative options

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  4 h 16 min

  1. JNB - SZK

$203 - $404

Bus TransLux Express  •  5 h 10 min

$24 - $28

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Dreamliner

$28 - $39

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

$22 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. 222.5 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and White River, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Johannesburg to White River once daily. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$16 - $22
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Whiteriver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Skukuza to White River
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and White River is 313 km. The road distance is 356 km.

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to White River is to car train which costs R 210 - R 320 and takes 11 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to White River is to train and fly which takes 2 h 41 min and costs R 1 500 - R 3 900.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Whiteriver. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Johannesburg to White River, including transfers.