Bus from Durban to Johannesburg

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Facts about the bus from Durban to Johannesburg

Compare all providers like Intercape, Eagle Liner and Intercity Xpress that travel 125 times every day by bus from Durban to Johannesburg in one click! Book your bus ticket from Durban to Johannesburg starting from $11!

Cheapest Bus $11
Fastest Bus 0h 55m
Earliest Bus 6:15 AM
Latest Bus 10:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes 125 Ø
Distance 311.4 miles
Bus Companies Intercape, Eagle Liner, Intercity Xpress, Citiliner, Big Sky Intercity, Greyhound South Africa, APM, Greyhound Australia and Big Tree Coaches

Cheapest bus connections from Durban to Johannesburg

Every day, 125 buses from 9 bus companies leave Durban for Johannesburg: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 03/01/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 02/25
Monday 02/26
Tuesday 02/27
Wednesday 02/28
Thursday 02/29
Friday 03/01
$18
Saturday 03/02
$16
Sunday 03/03
$20
Monday 03/04
$18
Tuesday 03/05
$15
Wednesday 03/06
$15
Thursday 03/07
$15
Friday 03/08
$15
Saturday 03/09
$16
Sunday 03/10
$15
Monday 03/11
$15
Tuesday 03/12
$15
Wednesday 03/13
$15
Thursday 03/14
$15
Friday 03/15
$15
Saturday 03/16
$13
Sunday 03/17
$13
Monday 03/18
$13
Tuesday 03/19
$15
Wednesday 03/20
$17
Thursday 03/21
$20
Friday 03/22
$13
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Durban to Johannesburg

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Durban to Johannesburg, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $11, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Durban to Johannesburg. Friday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $13.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Durban to Johannesburg, with $11. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $15.

How to save money travelling from Durban to Johannesburg

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Durban to Johannesburg in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Durban to Johannesburg, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Durban to Johannesburg are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Durban to Johannesburg

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Durban to Johannesburg from various bus operators like Intercape, Eagle Liner or Intercity Xpress for the next days.
  • Eagle Liner
    8h 0m
    9:15 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    5:15 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $11
  • Intercity Xpress
    7h 0m
    10:00 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $13
  • APM
    8h 30m
    8:30 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    APM
    Economy
    from $13
  • Intercape
    8h 50m
    11:15 AM
    Durban
    Beach Front
    8:05 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $15
  • Citiliner
    9h 15m
    7:45 PM
    Durban
    O.R Tambo Parade
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Citiliner
    Economy
    from $16
  • Big Sky Intercity
    8h 45m
    7:45 AM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    4:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $16
  • Big Sky Intercity
    8h 45m
    7:45 AM
    Durban
    Central Station
    4:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Big Sky Intercity
    First Class
    from $16
  • Eagle Liner
    8h 20m
    7:10 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    3:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Eagle Liner
    First Class
    from $17
  • Intercity Xpress
    1h 0m
    9:30 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    10:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Intercity Xpress
    First Class
    from $17
  • Citiliner
    9h 15m
    7:45 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Citiliner
    First Class
    from $17
  • Greyhound Australia
    8h 55m
    9:15 PM
    Durban
    O.R Tambo Parade
    6:10 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $18
  • Intercape
    10h 45m
    6:45 AM
    Durban
    Beach Front
    5:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $19
  • Big Tree Coaches
    8h 30m
    10:00 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    6:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Big Tree Coaches
    First Class
    from $29
  • Greyhound South Africa
    8h 55m
    9:15 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    6:10 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Greyhound South Africa
    Economy
    from $31

More bus companies that typically serve the route Durban to Johannesburg

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Durban to Johannesburg, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • Vilamora
    8h 45m
    9:00 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    5:45 AM
    Johannesburg
    Vilamora
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/07/2023
    First Class
    from $14
  • City to City
    7h 20m
    10:00 AM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    5:20 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/21/2023
    Economy
    from $17

Frequency of bus connections between Durban and Johannesburg

See here how frequent the connections between Durban and Johannesburg are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 164 daily buses from Durban to Johannesburg. Friday has instead the fewest connections, with only 104 daily coaches between Durban and Johannesburg.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 479 buses from Durban to Johannesburg, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Durban and Johannesburg, with 16 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Durban to Johannesburg

These are the most booked bus companies between Durban to Johannesburg from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Durban and Johannesburg

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Durban and Johannesburg.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Durban to Johannesburg

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Durban to Johannesburg? Or which bus companies serve the route Durban to Johannesburg? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Durban to Johannesburg bus

How much does a Durban Johannesburg bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $11 and takes 8h 0m to reach Johannesburg. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Durban to Johannesburg?

This route is offered by 9 companies with a range of ticket prices between $11 and $41. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Johannesburg.

On average, how many connections are available from Durban to Johannesburg each day?

Every day, the Durban to Johannesburg bus route is served by approximately 125 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Durban to Johannesburg take?

The fastest bus from Durban to Johannesburg is offered by Eagle Liner and takes 0h 55m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $18. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Durban to Johannesburg?

The earliest bus arriving in Johannesburg from Durban starts at 6:15 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Durban to Johannesburg?

The latest bus trip departing from Durban for Johannesburg starts at 10:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Durban Johannesburg route?

When traveling by bus from Durban to Johannesburg, passengers can travel with Intercape, Eagle Liner and Intercity Xpress. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Durban and Johannesburg?

You can check all the direct connections between Durban and Johannesburg by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Intercape, Eagle Liner and Intercity Xpress.

What can I take with me on the Durban to Johannesburg bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Durban Johannesburg bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Durban Johannesburg bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Durban to Johannesburg on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Durban to Johannesburg

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

First Class
First

Best of the best: you will find the most comfortable accommodation to work or relax during your travel.

More bus routes from Durban and Johannesburg

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Durban and from Johannesburg. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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