Johannesburg to Durban

Johannesburg to Durban

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Johannesburg to Durban Schedule

Johannesburg to Durban Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
CemAir Economy #5Z31006:00 - 07:15€ 48.45
South African Airways Economy #SA53909:30 - 10:35$ 84.67
FlySafair Economy #FA27211:20 - 12:30€ 71.28
FlySafair Economy #FA26412:00 - 13:10€ 71.28
FlySafair Economy #FA26215:25 - 16:25$ 78.26
FlySafair Economy #FA41817:15 - 18:25€ 71.28
FlySafair Economy #FA39018:00 - 19:10$ 94.49
CemAir Economy #5Z31820:00 - 21:15€ 61.20

Transportation from Johannesburg to Durban

How to get from Johannesburg to Durban

Travelling between Johannesburg and Durban is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 133.43 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 17.93.

How long does it take to get from Johannesburg to Durban?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 10 hours to travel between Johannesburg and Durban depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Johannesburg and Durban. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 9h 5m to reach Durban.

How much does it cost to get from Johannesburg to Durban?

Travelling between Johannesburg and Durban can be as cheap as USD 17.93 if you opt for a Intercape bus and as expensive as USD 133.43 if you buy a South African Airways flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Johannesburg and Durban ?

  • 32 from Johannesburg to Durban starting from 06:00 OR Tambo Airport until 20:35 OR Tambo Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Johannesburg to Durban.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Johannesburg to Durban, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 36.92.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Johannesburg and Durban

Airlink, CemAir, FlySafair, South African Airways


Travelling from Johannesburg to Durban overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Johannesburg and Durban


What is the most popular transport to get from Johannesburg to Durban?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% decided to fly