Bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

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Facts about the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

Compare all providers like Intercity Xpress, Intercape and Eagle Liner that travel 85 times every day by bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg in one click! Book your bus ticket from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg starting from $9!

Cheapest Bus $9
Fastest Bus 3h 45m
Earliest Bus 5:10 AM
Latest Bus 11:15 PM
Daily Bus Routes 85 Ø
Distance 276.2 miles
Bus Companies Intercity Xpress, Intercape, Eagle Liner, APM, Big Sky Intercity, Citiliner, Big Tree Coaches, City to City, Luvalo Brothers Transport , Greyhound South Africa and 2 more.

Cheapest bus connections from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

Every day, 85 buses from 12 bus companies leave Johannesburg for Pietermaritzburg: 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
$16
Monday 03/04
$14
Tuesday 03/05
$14
Wednesday 03/06
$14
Thursday 03/07
$20
Friday 03/08
$13
Saturday 03/09
$13
Sunday 03/10
$13
Monday 03/11
$13
Tuesday 03/12
$13
Wednesday 03/13
$15
Thursday 03/14
$13
Friday 03/15
$13
Saturday 03/16
$15
Sunday 03/17
$13
Monday 03/18
$13
Tuesday 03/19
$14
Wednesday 03/20
$14
Thursday 03/21
$13
Friday 03/22
$13
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $9, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $13.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, with $9. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $15.

How to save money travelling from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

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 Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg, 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 Pietermaritzburg are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg from various bus operators like Intercity Xpress, Intercape or Eagle Liner for the next days.
  • City to City
    6h 40m
    9:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    4:10 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Economy
    from $9
  • Eagle Liner
    6h 35m
    10:25 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $13
  • APM
    7h 0m
    9:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    4:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    APM
    Economy
    from $13
  • Intercity Xpress
    5h 50m
    8:50 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    2:40 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $14
  • Intercape
    6h 30m
    9:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    4:00 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $15
  • Big Sky Intercity
    6h 30m
    10:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $15
  • Citiliner
    9h 40m
    8:15 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    5:55 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Citiliner
    Economy
    from $15
  • Luvalo Brothers Transport
    9h 15m
    5:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    2:15 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Luvalo Brothers Transport
    First Class
    from $15
  • Intercity Xpress
    6h 50m
    8:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    2:50 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercity Xpress
    First Class
    from $16
  • Intercape
    7h 0m
    8:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    3:30 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $16
  • Greyhound South Africa
    6h 15m
    10:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    4:15 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Greyhound South Africa
    Economy
    from $18
  • Greyhound Australia
    6h 15m
    10:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    4:15 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $18
  • Big Tree Coaches
    8h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    4:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Big Tree Coaches
    Economy
    from $26
  • Pacific Blues
    7h 0m
    8:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    3:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Intercape Office
    Pacific Blues
    Economy
    from $53

More bus companies that typically serve the route Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

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

  • Vilamora
    7h 25m
    9:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    4:25 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Vilamora
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/01/2023
    First Class
    from $21
  • Translux
    6h 15m
    8:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    2:45 PM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Translux
    Temporarily not available: last found 12/22/2023
    Economy
    from $26
  • Transit Liner
    5h 0m
    7:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    12:00 AM
    Pietermaritzburg
    Bus Stop
    Transit Liner
    Temporarily not available: last found 02/24/2024
    Economy
    from $52

Frequency of bus connections between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg

See here how frequent the connections between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 96 daily buses from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 76 daily coaches between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 390 buses from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, while Night sees the fewest connections between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg, with 7 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

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

All bus stations and stops in Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

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

FAQs about the Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg bus

How much does a Johannesburg Pietermaritzburg bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $9 and takes 6h 40m to reach Pietermaritzburg. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 12 companies with a range of ticket prices between $9 and $99. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Pietermaritzburg.

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

Every day, the Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg bus route is served by approximately 85 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg is offered by Eagle Liner and takes 3h 45m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $16. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg?

The earliest bus arriving in Pietermaritzburg from Johannesburg starts at 5:10 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 Pietermaritzburg?

The latest bus trip departing from Johannesburg for Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg route?

When traveling by bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, passengers can travel with Intercity Xpress, Intercape 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 Pietermaritzburg?

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

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

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

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 Pietermaritzburg

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

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