There are 3 ways to get from Pretoria to Empangeni by train, 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

Train, fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. JNB - RCB

$129 - $261

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

$27 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. 392.5 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Empangeni, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Empangeni twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min.

South African Airways
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Train operators
+27 80 042 8872
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
Schedules at
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
+27 11 611 8000
Bus from Pretoria to Empangeni
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pretoria and Empangeni is 497 km. The road distance is 628 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Empangeni is to bus which costs R 340 - R 460 and takes 10 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Empangeni is to train and fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs R 1 600 - R 3 300.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Empangeni. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Pretoria to Empangeni, including transfers.