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Bus Johannesburg to Mthatha: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
17:00 - 20:00
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
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Trip Reviews for Johannesburg - Mthatha

3.6 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Johannesburg to Mthatha

Ratings and Reviews (12)

Sifiso M.2 January 2021 | 

Improve on disposing rubbish

Linda M.23 December 2020 | 

How can the send unserviced busses on a long distance during this time of the year...The bus was 30min out of Park Station and it got stuck apparently there was something wrong with the gear and we left Jhb after 12am this morning,it's 1PM now and am not even close to my destination 😡😡

Khululwa M.3 October 2020 | 

Best service ever

Mfundo M.19 September 2020 | 

Excellent service thanks

Babalwa Z.26 March 2020 | 

Intercape should go back to the staff introducing themselves before leaving any station . As passengers we would love to know our drivers and communicate with us about our fresh stops

Nosisa N.23 December 2019 | 

I booked a bus with a toilet but i was put in a toiletless bus, it was very hot, temperatures were too high up to 28 degrees at times. The price I paid was too much for that bus I did not expect that condition. No rubbish containers.

Amanda V.20 December 2019 | 

The nice thing is that they dont drive fast.

Lulamela M.12 November 2019 | 

Reliable and safe

Chante S.7 November 2019 | 

the bus departed late and arrived late in mthatha. the staff are not friendly at all. they are full of attitude. when I was asking the bus driver where my seat was, he told me that he was going to show me but then started playing around just because I was saying goodbye to my Boyfriend.

Maseko J.3 October 2019 | 

Very Happy

Bukelwa M.24 June 2019 | 

The water for flushing toilet was stinking like pure urine which made me vomit with persistent nausea from Maritzburg till I got to Mthatha,a real terrible experience.

Buhle Wanda N.12 January 2019 | 

Great service

Bus companies on this route

South Africa Bus Companies: Citiliner, Greyhound Mega Coach

Johannesburg to Mthatha buses

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Bus service from Johannesburg to Mthatha is covered by Intercape.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Johannesburg to Mthatha will depart from Park Station, Bethrams, BERTHRAMS - Mozambique Touring service, Shop 5, Boksburg (Mc Donalds East Rand Value Mall), Denver Hostel via Gp Hostel, Eaglecity Kerk Street, Johannesburg , Johannesburg Park Station (Bay21), Kerk Street or Newtown.

A bus ride to Mthatha will drop you off at Southridge Park - Shell Ultra City, Umtata Station, UMTATA GUEST HOUSE, Umtata / Mthatha Railway Station, Umtata (Shell Ultra City) or Umtata (Station).

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses16
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures17:00 - 20:00
Minimum Price£14
Average Ticket Price£31
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeIntercape

Johannesburg to Mthatha Route Map

Johannesburg to Mthatha Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Johannesburg - Mthatha

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

The cheapest average bus price from Johannesburg to Mthatha is £31. 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!

How long is the bus ride from Johannesburg to Mthatha?

The average travel time between Johannesburg and Mthatha is around 15h 40m, although the fastest bus will take about 13h. This is the time it takes to travel the 375 miles that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Johannesburg to Mthatha can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 16 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 your travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Johannesburg to Mthatha?

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

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

Buses travelling between Johannesburg and Mthatha leave from Park Station or Bethrams and arrive at Southridge Park - Shell Ultra City, Umtata Station, UMTATA GUEST HOUSE.

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Will you be returning to Johannesburg by bus?

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