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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

4:30PM
13h30m
6:00AM
Mthatha - Greyhound Office, St Margaret’s House, Cnr Victoria and Madera Str, Mthatha
Cheapest
Johannesburg - Park Station, 96 Rissik St.
Cheapest
5:30PM
13h10m
6:40AM
Mthatha - Shell Ultra City, Shell Garage N2
2nd Cheapest
Johannesburg - Intercape Office, C/O Rissik and Wolmarans Street (Johannesburg Station)
2nd Cheapest
6:00PM
12h40m
6:40AM
Mthatha - MTHATHA STATION
Fastest
Johannesburg - Intercape Office, C/O Rissik and Wolmarans Street (Johannesburg Station)
Fastest
Bus Mthatha to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Bus Mthatha to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$26
Average bus trip duration13h 50m
Number of daily buses21
Earliest bus departure12:00 PM
Distance376 miles (606 km)
Latest bus departure7:20 PM

Mthatha to Johannesburg Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses21
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures12:00PM - 7:20PM
Minimum Price$16
Average Ticket Price$26
Minimum Trip Duration10h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration13h50m
Distance376 miles (606 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteIntercape, Eagle Liner, VILAMORA, LUVALOBROTHERSTRANSPORT, Delta Coaches
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Mthatha - Johannesburg

The bus is the best choice to get to Johannesburg without flying. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. Alternatively, you can also use carpooling services.

The travel time from Mthatha to Johannesburg is about 13h 50m, but you can get there in as little as 10h 55m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 375 miles (604 km) that separate the two cities.

About 375 miles (604 km) separate Mthatha and Johannesburg.

You can choose from 21 travel times and travel with Intercape, Eagle Liner and VILAMORA. The number of buses operating from Mthatha to Johannesburg may change based on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Mthatha to Johannesburg by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel needs and budget on Busbud.

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 12:00 PM and ending at 7:20 PM.

The majority of buses traveling from Mthatha to Johannesburg start their journey at Umtata / Mthatha Railway Station and wind up at Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station. These are the main pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

The cheapest way to travel this route is by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $15.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Mthatha to Johannesburg is $26. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $15 and $57, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Once in Johannesburg, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are SAB World of Beer, Liliesleaf, Old Fort and Constitution Hill, FNB Stadium and Joziburg Lane.

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
02/22
$25
02/23
$26
Today
$38
02/25
$22
02/26
$16
02/27
$16
02/28
$16
02/29
$16
The cheapest trip from Mthatha to Johannesburg was searched and found on Feb 26, 2024 with a price of $16

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

You can expect to pay from $16 to $54 for a bus ticket from Mthatha to Johannesburg based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $16 which is on 2024-02-26.

Usually pacificblues 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

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Mthatha to Johannesburg.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Mthatha to Johannesburg, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

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 Mthatha to Johannesburg.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Mthatha to Johannesburg.

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

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

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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