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Bus Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Johannesburg - Pietermaritzburg

3.9 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg

Ratings and Reviews (47)

Khongelani N.October 12, 2020 | 

very Good bus

Bongekile K.October 11, 2020 | 

Friendly and helpful staff, safe bus to travel with

Thuthukile S.September 17, 2020 | 

The bus was dirty, the floor and the toilet

Velangesihle D.September 7, 2020 | 

It's a nice bus

Felix M.August 31, 2020 | 

I think the staff had no control over the matter. My seat was not the only not socially distances. I sat with on 16A and someone 16B.was not happy.seconfly vendors were allowed to shout out their wares after the bus was loaded,.This disrupted all social distancing at all. I was shocked now I wait with bated breath I didnot catch covid19.

Sibusisekile M.August 25, 2020 | 

Very satisfied

Tshireletso M.March 18, 2020 | 

They could do better in offering what they advertise

Smangaliso N.March 18, 2020 | 

It was the greatest trip with intercape

Bonile N.March 9, 2020 | 

Its very comfortable but they open Econ even there no need it was very cold I almost turned in to an Ice

Olwakhe S.February 29, 2020 | 

Very comfortable

Phumlani N.February 29, 2020 | 

It's important for the bus to be on time

Pretty Madi M.February 29, 2020 | 

Nice and comfortable

Sifiso M.February 20, 2020 | 

It was cold but the aircon was on high level

Shirvone Merilynn B.February 17, 2020 | 

The journey was very pleasant. i would suggest some entertainment such as movies for us to watch.

Stanley T.February 15, 2020 | 

Good service

Nompumelelo M.February 10, 2020 | 

Its perfect

Philile M.February 10, 2020 | 

Very bad service!

Zama N.February 2, 2020 | 

It was an ohk ride but the staff could have handled some problem a little bit better, they stopped out of no where and didn't even tell us .

Hellen M.January 19, 2020 | 

The driving was too fast & not smooth. It was stopping abruptly & turning fast on turns

Sifiso N.January 19, 2020 | 

I'm impressed with intercape. March I will be travelling t gauteng intercape will be the bus of my choice.

Colleen C.January 12, 2020 | 

it was a pleasant trip. the staff took too long to get onto the bus at the pitstop before Montrose

Lerato N.January 8, 2020 | 

i am satisfied

Rayleen Nkemeleng R.January 6, 2020 | 

Keep up the good work

Lionel D.December 29, 2019 | 

Upstairs, the TV didn't work, there was no sound system so driver was unable to talk to us and the toilet didnt flush. At Montrose the second bus driver was nearly an hour late.

Kathryne V.December 27, 2019 | 

The bus was falling apart. The sky roof flew off. The bathroom door did not close properly. There was no hostess. The passengers are not screened properly so we had to deal with a drunk passenger playing loud music and shouting at me when I asked him to keep it down. The driver handled the situation well and pulled over at a road block ane passenger was arrested. When booking on the dreamliner we we assured a first class experience. This was the most disgusting trip I have ever had on greyhound. I am going to be using a different service back to Johannesburg. The bus no was 2536.

Nondumiso N.December 18, 2019 | 

Notified the bus will be late which good customer service

Thamsanqa M.December 16, 2019 | 

On time

Olwakhe S.December 15, 2019 | 

Why the air conditioner always on

Samkelwesihle T.December 6, 2019 | 

Very slow to leave. More people should check tickets. Not just one

Luke M.November 26, 2019 | 

Bus broke down

Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Buses

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Bus Companies

Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg buses are provided by Greyhound Dreamliner, Intercape, Greyhound Express, Citiliner Plus and Citiliner.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Johannesburg, the trip starts at Park Station, Bethrams or Johannesburg Park Station (Bay21).

In Pietermaritzburg, your bus travel ends at Pietermaritzburg or Pietermaritzburg - Link.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses25
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Minimum Price$13
Average Ticket Price$26
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeCitiliner, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner, Citiliner, Citiliner

Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Route Map

Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Johannesburg - Pietermaritzburg

How much does a bus ticket from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg is $26. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg 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!

How long is the bus ride from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg?

The average travel time between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg is around 6h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 5h 50m.This is the time it takes to travel the 445 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg?

The number of buses from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 25 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg?

When taking the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, you can travel comfortably and safely with Greyhound Dreamliner, Greyhound Dreamliner, Intercape.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg?

Buses travelling between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg leave from Park Station or Bethrams and arrive at Pietermaritzburg, Pietermaritzburg - Link.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg!

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Will you be returning to Johannesburg by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg.

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