There are 8 ways to get from Knysna to Johannesburg by bus, plane, car or train

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

Bus to George, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Johannesburg (JNB) GRJ - JNB

$78 - $291

Cheapest option

Bus InterCape  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Johannesburg

$44 - $79

6 alternative options

Fly from Plettenberg Bay  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) PBZ - JNB

$164 - $341

Bus to Port Elizabeth, fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) PLZ - JNB

$90 - $291

Drive, train  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Knysna to Beaufort West
  2. Take the train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg

$199 - $242

Bus Citiliner  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

$40 - $65

Bus, train  •  24 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Three Sisters
  3. Take the bus from Three Sisters to Beaufort West
  4. Take the train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg

$206 - $258

Drive  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Knysna to Johannesburg 775.8 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knysna to Johannesburg is to bus which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 20 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knysna to Johannesburg is to bus and fly which costs R 1 000 - R 4 000 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Knysna and Johannesburg is 994 km. The road distance is 1241.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Knysna to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Knysna to Johannesburg. However, there are services departing from Knysna and arriving at Johannesburg via George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 55 min.

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

CemAir flies from Knysna to Johannesburg once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Knysna to Johannesburg via George in around 17 h 55 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Flights from George to Johannesburg via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg via East London
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$180
November - April
$194
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Three Sisters
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Three Sisters to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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