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There are 5 ways to get from Rustenburg to Drakensberg by taxi, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, bus, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Rustenburg to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Northern Drakensburg
  3. Travel from Northern Drakensburg to Drakensberg

4 alternative options

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Rustenburg to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welcom to Estcourt
  3. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Taxi to Johannesburg, fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Rustenburg to Sandton
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

Taxi to Lanseria, fly to Durban, bus, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Rustenburg to Lanseria
  2. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR)
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt
  4. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Taxi to Johannesburg, fly to Maseru, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Rustenburg to Sandton
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU)
  3. Travel from Maseru to Drakensberg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rustenburg and Drakensberg is 468 km.

The best way to get from Rustenburg to Drakensberg without a car is to taxi and bus and travel which takes 8h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Rustenburg to Drakensberg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Airlink offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rustenburg to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 468.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

What companies run services between Rustenburg, South Africa and Drakensberg, Mokhotlong, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from Rustenburg to Drakensberg. However, you can take the taxi to Johannesburg, take the bus to Northern Drakensburg, then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Welkom, take the walk to Welcom, take the bus to Estcourt, then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Northern Drakensburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Rustenburg to Welkom
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Welcom to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Durban to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rustenburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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