Bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane

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Facts about the bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane

Compare all providers like City to City, Citiliner and Katiso that travel 20 times every day by bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane in one click! Book your bus ticket from Johannesburg to Polokwane starting from $13!

Cheapest Bus $13
Fastest Bus 4h 0m
Earliest Bus 6:25 AM
Latest Bus 3:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes 20 Ø
Distance 182.2 miles
Bus Companies City to City, Citiliner, Katiso, Intercape, Translux, Munenzwa and Fun Lover Coaches

Cheapest bus connections from Johannesburg to Polokwane

Every day, 20 buses from 7 bus companies leave Johannesburg for Polokwane: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 03/02/2024 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
Saturday 03/02
$14
Sunday 03/03
$15
Monday 03/04
$15
Tuesday 03/05
$15
Wednesday 03/06
$15
Thursday 03/07
$15
Friday 03/08
$15
Saturday 03/09
$15
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
$15
Sunday 03/17
$15
Monday 03/18
$15
Tuesday 03/19
$15
Wednesday 03/20
$17
Thursday 03/21
$17
Friday 03/22
$17
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Johannesburg to Polokwane

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Johannesburg to Polokwane, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $13, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane. Thursday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $15.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Johannesburg to Polokwane, with $13. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $46.

How to save money travelling from Johannesburg to Polokwane

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 Polokwane 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 Polokwane, 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 Polokwane are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Johannesburg to Polokwane from various bus operators like City to City, Citiliner or Katiso for the next days.
  • City to City
    4h 0m
    9:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Kaalfontein
    1:00 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Economy
    from $13
  • City to City
    5h 50m
    6:25 AM
    Johannesburg
    Baragwanath
    12:15 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Economy
    from $15
  • Citiliner
    5h 40m
    8:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    2:10 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Citiliner
    Economy
    from $15
  • Translux
    4h 35m
    9:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    2:05 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Translux
    Economy
    from $15
  • Citiliner
    5h 40m
    8:30 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    2:10 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Citiliner
    Economy
    from $16
  • Translux
    4h 25m
    9:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    1:25 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Translux
    Economy
    from $16
  • Fun Lover Coaches
    6h 5m
    6:25 AM
    Johannesburg
    Baragwanath
    12:30 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Fun Lover Coaches
    Economy
    from $16
  • Intercape
    6h 15m
    8:15 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    2:30 PM
    Polokwane
    Savannah Mall
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $17
  • Intercape
    6h 15m
    8:15 AM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    2:30 PM
    Polokwane
    Savannah Mall
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $18
  • Munenzwa
    7h 30m
    10:00 AM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    5:30 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Munenzwa
    Economy
    from $46
  • Katiso
    7h 25m
    3:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    10:25 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Katiso
    Economy
    from $163
  • Katiso
    6h 15m
    4:30 PM
    Johannesburg
    Bus Stop
    10:45 PM
    Polokwane
    Bus Stop
    Katiso
    Economy
    from $188

More bus companies that typically serve the route Johannesburg to Polokwane

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

  • F F Gertse
    2h 30m
    6:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    Park City Transit Centre
    8:30 PM
    Polokwane
    City Square
    F F Gertse
    Temporarily not available: last found 07/05/2023
    from $42
  • Wezwe Coaches
    2h 30m
    6:00 PM
    Johannesburg
    8:30 PM
    Polokwane
    Wezwe Coaches
    Temporarily not available: last found 01/02/2024
    First Class
    from $43

Frequency of bus connections between Johannesburg and Polokwane

See here how frequent the connections between Johannesburg and Polokwane are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 25 daily buses from Johannesburg to Polokwane. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 16 daily coaches between Johannesburg and Polokwane.
The busiest time of the day is the Morning, with 113 buses from Johannesburg to Polokwane, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Johannesburg and Polokwane, with 27 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Johannesburg to Polokwane

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

All bus stations and stops in Johannesburg and Polokwane

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane

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

FAQs about the Johannesburg to Polokwane bus

How much does a Johannesburg Polokwane bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $13 and takes 4h 0m to reach Polokwane. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 7 companies with a range of ticket prices between $13 and $188. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Polokwane.

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

Every day, the Johannesburg to Polokwane 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 Johannesburg to Polokwane take?

The fastest bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane is offered by City to City and takes 4h 0m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $13. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane?

The earliest bus arriving in Polokwane from Johannesburg starts at 6:25 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 Polokwane?

The latest bus trip departing from Johannesburg for Polokwane starts at 3:45 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 Polokwane route?

When traveling by bus from Johannesburg to Polokwane, passengers can travel with City to City, Citiliner and Katiso. 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 Polokwane?

You can check all the direct connections between Johannesburg and Polokwane by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: City to City, Citiliner and Katiso.

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

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

Economy
Economy

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

More bus routes from Johannesburg and Polokwane

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

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