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

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Fly  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Johannesburg (JNB) RCB - JNB

$113 - $241

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Johannesburg

$23 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Richards Bay to Johannesburg 375.3 miles

$55 - $85

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richards Bay and arriving at Johannesburg. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Richards Bay and Johannesburg is 487 km. The road distance is 600.4 km.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Johannesburg without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Richards Bay to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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Richards Bay to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Richards Bay station.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Johannesburg is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Richards Bay Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Richards Bay to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Johannesburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richards Bay to Johannesburg is 600 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Richards Bay to Johannesburg.

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South African Airways, Airlink and CemAir offer flights from Richards Bay Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Richards Bay to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 304.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

South African Airways, CemAir and Airlink fly from Richards Bay to Johannesburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Richards Bay to Johannesburg twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Richards Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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There are 930+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Richards Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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