Bus from East London to Johannesburg

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Facts about the bus from East London to Johannesburg

Compare all providers like Intercape, Intercity Xpress and Eagle Liner that travel 20 times every day by bus from East London to Johannesburg in one click! Book your bus ticket from East London to Johannesburg starting from $20!

Cheapest Bus $20
Fastest Bus 11h 55m
Earliest Bus 3:50 PM
Latest Bus 7:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 20 Ø
Distance 470.9 miles
Bus Companies Intercape, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner, Big Sky Intercity, Delta Coaches, Greyhound South Africa, Greyhound Australia, IlulaBus and APM

Cheapest bus connections from East London to Johannesburg

Every day, 20 buses from 9 bus companies leave East London 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
$20
Saturday 03/02
$21
Sunday 03/03
$20
Monday 03/04
$20
Tuesday 03/05
$21
Wednesday 03/06
$22
Thursday 03/07
$22
Friday 03/08
$22
Saturday 03/09
$22
Sunday 03/10
$22
Monday 03/11
$22
Tuesday 03/12
$22
Wednesday 03/13
$22
Thursday 03/14
$22
Friday 03/15
$22
Saturday 03/16
$21
Sunday 03/17
$22
Monday 03/18
$22
Tuesday 03/19
$21
Wednesday 03/20
$22
Thursday 03/21
$22
Friday 03/22
$23
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from East London to Johannesburg

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from East London to Johannesburg, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $20, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from East London to Johannesburg. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $22.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from East London to Johannesburg, with $20. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $31.

How to save money travelling from East London 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 East London 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 East London 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 East London to Johannesburg are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from East London to Johannesburg

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from East London to Johannesburg from various bus operators like Intercape, Intercity Xpress or Eagle Liner for the next days.
  • Delta Coaches
    12h 55m
    3:50 PM
    East London
    4:45 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Delta Coaches
    Economy
    from $20
  • Intercity Xpress
    13h 45m
    4:20 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    6:05 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $21
  • Eagle Liner
    13h 40m
    4:40 PM
    East London
    Intercape Office
    6:20 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $21
  • Delta Coaches
    12h 55m
    3:50 PM
    East London
    4:45 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Delta Coaches
    Economy
    from $21
  • Intercape
    14h 45m
    5:15 PM
    East London
    Intercape Office
    8:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $22
  • Eagle Liner
    13h 40m
    4:40 PM
    East London
    6:20 AM
    Johannesburg
    Eagle Liner
    First Class
    from $23
  • Intercity Xpress
    13h 45m
    4:20 PM
    East London
    6:05 AM
    Johannesburg
    Intercity Xpress
    First Class
    from $24
  • Greyhound South Africa
    12h 15m
    4:45 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Greyhound South Africa
    Economy
    from $24
  • Greyhound Australia
    12h 35m
    4:45 PM
    East London
    Intercape Office
    5:20 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $24
  • Big Sky Intercity
    14h 45m
    5:15 PM
    East London
    8:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Big Sky Intercity
    First Class
    from $26
  • IlulaBus
    13h 15m
    3:45 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    IlulaBus
    Economy
    from $26
  • Big Sky Intercity
    14h 45m
    5:15 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    8:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $27
  • Intercape
    14h 30m
    4:30 PM
    East London
    Intercape Office
    7:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $28
  • APM
    15h 0m
    4:00 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    7:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    APM
    Economy
    from $28

More bus companies that typically serve the route East London to Johannesburg

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

  • City to City
    14h 50m
    1:10 PM
    East London
    Bus Stop
    4:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Temporarily not available: last found 11/25/2023
    Economy
    from $24
  • Vilamora
    13h 55m
    4:45 PM
    East London
    Intercape Office
    6:40 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    Vilamora
    Temporarily not available: last found 08/25/2023
    from $26

Frequency of bus connections between East London and Johannesburg

See here how frequent the connections between East London and Johannesburg are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 31 daily buses from East London to Johannesburg. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 13 daily coaches between East London and Johannesburg.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 140 buses from East London to Johannesburg, while Evening sees the fewest connections between East London and Johannesburg, with 7 offers.

Beloved bus companies from East London to Johannesburg

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

All bus stations and stops in East London and Johannesburg

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from East London to Johannesburg

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

FAQs about the East London to Johannesburg bus

How much does a East London Johannesburg bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $20 and takes 12h 55m to reach Johannesburg. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 9 companies with a range of ticket prices between $20 and $36. 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 East London to Johannesburg each day?

Every day, the East London to Johannesburg bus route is served by approximately 20 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from East London to Johannesburg take?

The fastest bus from East London to Johannesburg is offered by Greyhound South Africa and takes 11h 55m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $24. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from East London to Johannesburg?

The earliest bus arriving in Johannesburg from East London starts at 3:50 PM. 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 East London to Johannesburg?

The latest bus trip departing from East London for Johannesburg starts at 7:00 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 East London Johannesburg route?

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

Is there a direct bus between East London and Johannesburg?

You can check all the direct connections between East London 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, Intercity Xpress and Eagle Liner.

What can I take with me on the East London 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 East London 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 East London 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 East London to Johannesburg on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route East London 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 East London and Johannesburg

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from East London 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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