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TodayFeb 22
from $18
TomorrowFeb 23
from $19
SatFeb 24
from $19
SunFeb 25
from $19
MonFeb 26
from $19
TueFeb 27
from $19
WedFeb 28
from $19
ThuFeb 29

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

7:30AM
7h10m
2:40PM
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Cheapest
Pietermaritzburg - PIETERMARITZBURG - SHOP 2 MCDONALDS CENTRE , BURGER STREET, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3201
Cheapest
7:30AM
5h45m
1:15PM
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
2nd Cheapest
Pietermaritzburg - PIETERMARITZBURG - SHOP 2 MCDONALDS CENTRE , BURGER STREET, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3201
2nd Cheapest
8:00PM
4h50m
12:50AM
Johannesburg - Park Station, 96 Rissik St.
Fastest
Pietermaritzburg - Pietermaritzburg - Intercape Office, Burger Street (opposite McDonalds)
Fastest
8:45AM
5h30m
2:15PM
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Pietermaritzburg - PIETERMARITZBURG - SHOP 2 MCDONALDS CENTRE , BURGER STREET, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3201
10:00PM
6h15m
4:15AM
Johannesburg - Park Station, 96 Rissik St.
Pietermaritzburg - PIETERMARITZBURG - Mc Donalds Centre
Bus Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg: Trip Overview

Bus Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$27
Average Bus Trip Duration6h 35m
Number of daily buses43
Earliest bus departure7:30 AM
Distance443 km
Latest bus departure11:15 PM

Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses43
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:30AM - 11:15PM
Minimum Price$18
Average Ticket Price$27
Minimum Trip Duration2h
Average Bus Trip Duration6h35m
Distance443 km
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner, VILAMORA, Africa Passenger Motors
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Johannesburg - Pietermaritzburg

The average bus ticket price from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg is $27. 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!

The average travel time between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg is around 6h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 2h.This is the time it takes to travel the 445 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 43 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.

When taking the bus from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner.

Buses travelling between Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg leave from Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station or Johannesburg Airport and arrive at Pietermaritzburg - Intercape Office, Burger Street (opposite McDonalds).

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

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

Best price found
02-20
$19
02-21
$19
Today
$18
02-23
$19
02-24
$19
02-25
$19
02-26
$19
02-27
$19
The cheapest trip from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg was searched and found on Feb 22, 2024 with a price of $18

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

You can expect to pay from $18 to $75 for a bus ticket from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $19 which is on 2024-02-23.

Usually pacificblues, MAINLINER 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.

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 travellers 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!

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