Johannesburg to East London Bus

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It will take 12 hrs 45 mins to reach from Johannesburg to East London. The earliest departure from Johannesburg is at 11:45 AM. And the last bus is at 11:35 PM. The price for one bus ticket starts from ZAR 312.00.

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Johannesburg to East London Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration


12 hrs 45 mins

Buses depart from



Bus arrives in


East London

Daily Bus Services



Cheapest Bus Tickets


ZAR 312.00

Earliest Bus


11:45 AM

Last Bus


11:35 PM

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Buses from Johannesburg to East London

One of South Africa's biggest cities, Johannesburg is home to various tourist attractions with unique big-city culture. Bus travel is the easiest way to get to the city. No need to run to the agencies or kiosks because redBus comes with top bus operators serving this location. You can book the Johannesburg To East London bus, which would suit your timings and pocket only a few clicks online with redBus.

About Johannesburg

The main industrial and financial hub of South Africa is Johannesburg. Johannesburg is one of the newest big cities in the world and was established in 1886. Johannesburg serves as a centre for domestic, international, and local travel, as well as a mining, manufacturing, and financial hub.

Bus Boarding Points in Johannesburg

When boarding a bus from Johannesburg, you can board a bus from different boarding points. Different bus operators offer you different boarding points, and some of the top boarding points are:

  • Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station
  • Southgate Shopping Centre
  • O.R. Tambo Airport (JNB)
  • Bethrams

About East London

East London is a port city in South Africa's Eastern Cape. It is situated alongside the Indian Ocean near the Buffalo River's mouth. There are beach resort amenities in the city. The fishing industry is extensive, and the manufacturing sector is diverse. The Buffalo City municipality is in charge of running East London.

Drop-Off Points in East London

East London is a big city which is served by many bus operators. RedBus allows you to choose from different operators, and different operators offer different drop-off points in East London. Some of the most popular drop-off points are:

  • Intercape Office
  • Railway Station
  • Windmill Mall
  • East London Station

Johannesburg to East London Bus

Finding it difficult which Johannesburg To East London Bus to take? redBus is the solution to all of your issues with online bus reservations. Johannesburg To East London Bus ticket prices ranges from INR 1900 to INR 4000. The 958 kilometres between the two places are travelled in an average of 14 hours and 30 minutes. At 11:45 pm and 6:30 pm, respectively, the first and last buses arrive at their destination. So plan a hassle-free journey from Johannesburg To East London only with redBus right away.

Johannesburg to East London Bus Ticket Price

Johannesburg to East London bus distance is 958 km. It takes around 14 hours and 30 minutes to reach the destination. Different bus operators offer different amenities and different types of buses, like super executive class. Johannesburg to East London bus ticket price ranges from INR 1900 to INR 4000.

Johannesburg to East London Bus Types

Book A/C and Seater executive buses while travelling from Johannesburg to East London. Choose from different bus operators and the types of buses they provide. Intercape and Vilamoura offer you to choose from A/C and seater buses. Also, RTC buses provide you with an option for a Super Executive bus.

Places to Visit in and around East London

  • Orient and Eastern Beaches: The three most well-known beaches in the city are Orient Beach, Eastern Beach, and Nahoon Beach, which are located between the Buffalo River mouth to the south and the Nahoon River to the north.
  • Gonubie Beach: Located at a 30-minute drive northeast of East London, Gonubie beach has been granted the coveted Blue Flag distinction, which is given to beaches with exceptional water quality, security, and environmental management.
  • East London Museum: One of the nation's most intriguing natural history museums is the East London Museum, founded in 1921. The museum has a large collection of animal, bird, reptile, and amphibian specimens, as well as exhibitions on the region's marine history and even a Dodo egg.
  • Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve: Located on the Wild Coast, some 33 kilometres from East London, this is one of the best places to take a private safari in Eastern Cape. The park's 4,000 hectares encompass five regional biomes, including tidal estuaries, and are home to an astounding diversity of animals.

Top Bus Operators from Johannesburg to East London

The Top Bus operators for Johannesburg To East London Bus routes are:

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How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another?
You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.
Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?
This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.
Where can I find the location of my bus stop?
As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.
How early should I arrive for the trip?
Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.
Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?
Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.
At what time do buses start from Johannesburg to East London?
Buses from Johannesburg to East London generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Johannesburg to East London?
Johannesburg to East London is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.
Are sleeper buses from Johannesburg To East London available?
No sleeper buses are available from Johannesburg To East London.
  • 13
  • 3340
  • JNB
  • GRJ
  • 22
East London
  • 131
  • 132
  • 3331
  • 3332
  • EL2
  • EL1
  • CPT
  • 42

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