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Facts about the bus from Johannesburg to Durban

Compare all providers like Intercape, Intercity Xpress and Eagle Liner that travel 115 times every day by bus from Johannesburg to Durban in one click! Book your bus ticket from Johannesburg to Durban starting from $11!

Cheapest Bus $11
Fastest Bus 0h 45m
Earliest Bus 3:10 AM
Latest Bus 11:15 PM
Daily Bus Routes 115 Ø
Distance 311.4 miles
Bus Companies Intercape, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner, Big Sky Intercity, Citiliner, Greyhound South Africa, APM, Greyhound Australia and Big Tree Coaches

Cheapest bus connections from Johannesburg to Durban

Every day, 115 buses from 9 bus companies leave Johannesburg for Durban: 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
$14
Saturday 03/02
$15
Sunday 03/03
$15
Monday 03/04
$14
Tuesday 03/05
$14
Wednesday 03/06
$15
Thursday 03/07
$15
Friday 03/08
$13
Saturday 03/09
$20
Sunday 03/10
$13
Monday 03/11
$13
Tuesday 03/12
$13
Wednesday 03/13
$13
Thursday 03/14
$15
Friday 03/15
$13
Saturday 03/16
$15
Sunday 03/17
$13
Monday 03/18
$13
Tuesday 03/19
$13
Wednesday 03/20
$18
Thursday 03/21
$13
Friday 03/22
$20
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Johannesburg to Durban

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Johannesburg to Durban, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $11, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a bus from Johannesburg to Durban. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $12.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Johannesburg to Durban, with $11. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $13.

How to save money travelling from Johannesburg to Durban

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 Johannesburg to Durban 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 Johannesburg to Durban, 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 Johannesburg to Durban are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Johannesburg to Durban

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Johannesburg to Durban from various bus operators like Intercape, Intercity Xpress or Eagle Liner for the next days.
  • Intercity Xpress
    1h 15m
    3:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    4:15 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Intercity Xpress
    First Class
    from $11
  • Eagle Liner
    11h 15m
    5:10 AM
    Johannesburg
    Baragwanath
    4:25 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $12
  • Intercity Xpress
    6h 40m
    9:35 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    4:15 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $13
  • APM
    8h 0m
    9:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    5:00 AM
    Durban
    Central Station
    APM
    Economy
    from $13
  • Intercape
    7h 30m
    9:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    5:00 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $15
  • Eagle Liner
    3h 55m
    2:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    6:25 AM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Eagle Liner
    First Class
    from $15
  • Citiliner
    10h 55m
    8:15 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    7:10 PM
    Durban
    O.R Tambo Parade
    Citiliner
    Economy
    from $15
  • Big Sky Intercity
    7h 30m
    9:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    5:00 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $16
  • Big Sky Intercity
    8h 0m
    12:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    8:00 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Big Sky Intercity
    First Class
    from $16
  • Intercape
    10h 0m
    8:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    6:00 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $17
  • Greyhound Australia
    8h 0m
    10:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    6:00 AM
    Durban
    O.R Tambo Parade
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $18
  • Citiliner
    9h 45m
    8:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    6:15 AM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Citiliner
    First Class
    from $19
  • Big Tree Coaches
    8h 20m
    8:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    4:20 AM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    Big Tree Coaches
    Economy
    from $29
  • Greyhound South Africa
    8h 0m
    10:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    Greyhound South Africa
    Economy
    from $31

More bus companies that typically serve the route Johannesburg to Durban

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

  • Eldo Coaches
    8h 15m
    7:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    3:45 PM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Eldo Coaches
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/21/2023
    Economy
    from $18
  • City to City
    7h 40m
    11:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    7:10 PM
    Durban
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/22/2023
    Economy
    from $23
  • Vilamora
    8h 25m
    9:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    5:25 AM
    Durban
    Central Station
    Vilamora
    Temporarily not available: last found 09/20/2023
    from $24

Frequency of bus connections between Johannesburg and Durban

See here how frequent the connections between Johannesburg and Durban are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 152 daily buses from Johannesburg to Durban. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 82 daily coaches between Johannesburg and Durban.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 382 buses from Johannesburg to Durban, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Johannesburg and Durban, with 64 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Johannesburg to Durban

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

All bus stations and stops in Johannesburg and Durban

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Johannesburg to Durban

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

FAQs about the Johannesburg to Durban bus

How much does a Johannesburg Durban bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $11 and takes 1h 15m to reach Durban. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 9 companies with a range of ticket prices between $11 and $39. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Durban.

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

Every day, the Johannesburg to Durban bus route is served by approximately 115 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Johannesburg to Durban is offered by Intercity Xpress and takes 0h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $22. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Johannesburg to Durban?

The earliest bus arriving in Durban from Johannesburg starts at 3:10 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 Johannesburg to Durban?

The latest bus trip departing from Johannesburg for Durban starts at 11:15 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 Johannesburg Durban route?

When traveling by bus from Johannesburg to Durban, 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 Johannesburg and Durban?

You can check all the direct connections between Johannesburg and Durban 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 Johannesburg to Durban 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 Johannesburg Durban 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 Johannesburg Durban 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 Johannesburg to Durban on your planned travel date.

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

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 Johannesburg and Durban

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

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