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FriDec 8
from $42
TodayDec 9
from $50
TomorrowDec 10
from $52
MonDec 11
from $47
TueDec 12
from $51
WedDec 13
from $52
ThuDec 14
from $52
FriDec 15
from $52

Cheap buses leaving Friday

One passenger / one way

Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Mthatha - Circle Triangle Mall Bus Rank
Johannesburg - Johannesburg Station - Rissik & Wolmarans Street.
2nd Cheapest
Mthatha - Shell Ultra City, Shell Garage N2
2nd Cheapest
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Mthatha - MTHATHA
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Mthatha - MTHATHA
Johannesburg - Park Station, 96 Rissik St.
Mthatha - Greyhound Office, St Margaret’s House, Cnr Victoria and Madera Str, Mthatha
Bus Johannesburg to Mthatha: Trip Overview

Bus Johannesburg to Mthatha: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$47
Average Bus Trip Duration13h 25m
Number of daily buses19
Earliest bus departure5:00 PM
Distance604 km
Latest bus departure8:00 PM

Johannesburg to Mthatha Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses19
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures5:00PM - 8:00PM
Minimum Price$42
Average Ticket Price$47
Minimum Trip Duration10h6m
Average Bus Trip Duration13h25m
Distance604 km
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, LUVALOBROTHERSTRANSPORT, Eagle Liner, Africa Passenger Motors, Delta Coaches
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Johannesburg - Mthatha

The average bus ticket price from Johannesburg to Mthatha is $47. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Johannesburg to Mthatha is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

The average travel time between Johannesburg and Mthatha is around 13h 25m, although the fastest bus will take about 10h 6m.This is the time it takes to travel the 604 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Johannesburg to Mthatha can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 19 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Johannesburg to Mthatha by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Johannesburg to Mthatha, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, LUVALOBROTHERSTRANSPORT, Eagle Liner.

Buses travelling between Johannesburg and Mthatha leave from Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station or Johannesburg Airport and arrive at Umtata / Mthatha Railway Station, Southridge Park - Shell Ultra City, Umtata Station.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Johannesburg to Mthatha was searched and found on Dec 8, 2023 with a price of CA$43

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Johannesburg to Mthatha, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from CA$43 to CA$90 for a bus ticket from Johannesburg to Mthatha based on the last 3 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at CA$48 which is on 2023-12-11.

Usually intercity_xpress, eagleliner will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

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Bus Travel Tips

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Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

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