There are 4 ways to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Bosmont F6
  2. Take the bus from Bosmont to Harrison Street T3

$2

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Roodepoort to Johannesburg 12.3 miles

$16 - $20

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Roodepoort to Johannesburg 12.3 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Roodepoort to Johannesburg 12.3 miles

$10 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg is to bus which costs R 30 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg is to taxi which costs R 230 - R 280 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Roodepoort to Johannesburg. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Harrison Street via Bosmont. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Roodepoort and Johannesburg is 18 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.

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The best way to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg without a car is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 30.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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Roodepoort to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Rea Vaya, depart from Buffalo station.

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Roodepoort to Johannesburg bus services, operated by Rea Vaya, arrive at Harrison Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roodepoort to Johannesburg is 20 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Roodepoort to Johannesburg.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Roodepoort to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Roodepoort to Johannesburg via Bosmont in around 30 min.

Bus operators
Rea Vaya
Phone
0860 562 874
Email
PalesaRA@joburg.org.za
Website
reavaya.org.za
Bus from Buffalo to Bosmont
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
reavaya.org.za
Bus from Bosmont to Harrison Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
reavaya.org.za
Other operators
Uber Johannesburg and Pretoria
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Roodepoort to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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UberBLACK
$19 - $24
Van
$24 - $30
Assist
$10 - $14
UberX
$10 - $14
Taxi from Roodepoort to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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