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    Nice will use again and again
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    Nice trip with this bus I really enjoyed will use it again
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    look after passengers and also always on time
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    This bus was crawling with cockroaches. This wasn't my first Grey hound experience but im disappointed.
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Greyhound bus information

ALL INFORMATION ABOUT GREYHOUND SOUTH AFRICA

Greyhound bus lines started an intercity scheduled services since 1984 in South Africa.

 

Nowadays Greyhound has routes around many cities in South Africa.

 

Greyhound South Africa buses carry more than 1.4 millions of passengers, between locals and tourists, yearly.

 

Using all these lines, passengers can travel to each city in the country. 

 

Besides South Africa cities, Greyhound network covers places in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

GREYHOUND BUS ROUTES

Travellers can go with Greyhound coaches to many destinations.

 

There are thousands of routes around South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique

 

Despite all lines, some of them are the most searched.

 

These are the searched Greyhound routes and some information, as Greyhound prices and schedules, about them:

β–Έ Greyhound Bus Ticket from Johannesburg to Durban

The bus travel from Johannesburg to Durban takes around 4 hours each length.

 

There are nearly 24 daily bus schedules from Johannesburg to Durban. 

 

Greyhound bus schedules represent at least seven of them.

 

All available Johannesburg bus travel tickets to Durban usually costs from R 210.00 to R 440.00 per seat. 

There are others bus companies that take this same route as Intercape, Translux and Eldo Coaches.

β–Έ Greyhound Bus Ticket from Pretoria to Durban 

The bus trip from Pretoria to Durban takes around 8 hours each length.

There are nearly 22 daily bus schedules from Pretoria to Durban. 

Greyhound bus schedules represent at least seven of them

All available Pretoria bus travel tickets to Durban usually costs from R 230.00 to R 380.00 per seat. 

There are others bus companies that take this same route as Intercape, Translux.

β–Έ Greyhound Bus Ticket from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Travelling by bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg takes around 17 hours each length. 

There are nearly seven daily bus schedules from Cape Town to Johannesburg. 

Greyhound bus schedules represent at least one of them

All available Cape Town bus travel tickets to Johannesburg usually costs from R 399.00 to R 780.00 per seat.

There are others bus companies that take this same line as Intercape, Translux and City to City.

GREYHOUND MAIN DEPARTURES

There are more than 140 departures and arrivals locations nationwide. 

 

Between them, you can find below the main cities that Greyhound operates.

 

Buses from Johannesburg

Greyhound has more than 28 bus routes that travel from Johannesburg, in Gauteng.

Besides Greyhound, there are others bus companies that take this same departure as Intercape, Translux and City to City.

 

Find bus schedules and low ticket prices from Johannesburg

Popular Greyhound Destinations from Johannesburg

Johannesburg x Durban

Johannesburg x Bulawayo

Johannesburg x Cape Town

Buses from Durban

Greyhound has more than seven bus routes that travel from Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Besides Greyhound, there are others bus companies that take this same departure as:Intercape, Translux and City to City.

Find bus schedules and cheap ticket prices from Durban

Popular Greyhound Destinations from Durban

Durban x Johannesburg

Durban x Pretoria

Durban x Cape Town

Buses from Cape Town

Greyhound has more than four bus routes that travel from Cape Town, in Western Cape.

Besides Greyhound, there are others bus companies that take this same departure as Intercape, Translux and City to City.

Find bus schedules and low ticket prices from Cape Town

Popular Greyhound Destinations from Cape Town

Cape Town x Pretoria

Cape Town x Durban

Cape Town x Port Elizabeth

GREYHOUND FLEET SERVICES

Passengers who travel with Greyhound routes in South Africa will find five types of buses.

 

There are some luxury buses, with more space and comfort features. 

 

But there are also other buses there are more standard and cheaper.

 

The company has two bus categories.

 

The simple buses are Greyhound Single Decker and Greyhound Double Decker.

 

The simplest offers:

Inpidual air vents;

Inpidual reading lights;

Audio/visual entertainment;

Hostesses and on board service available on selected routes;

Dreamliner Category 

The Dreamliner group, which has more luxurious buses, spacious and comfortable. 

This five-star bus is called Business class.

This category offers more feature for their passengers as:

Memory foam seats;

Seats recline to 180 degrees;

Leg rests;

Inpidual air vents;

Inpidual reading lights;

Audio/visual entertainment;

Inpidual removable tray tables;

Earphones available to purchase from the onboard crew;

Secluded cabin.

Besides the items bellow, all buses offer:

An Emergency Toilet;

Air conditioning and heaters;

 24-Hour Tracking;

 Drive Cam; 

Onboard Hostess and Service.

Inpidual arm rests;

Inpidual tray tables;

GREYHOUND PRICES

These categories of buses have a huge difference between the charged fares. 

The business class can be much more expensive than the standard class, as shown on below example:

Johannesburg x Durban

In this line, passengers will pay a bus fare from R 330 for Standard Class.

For the Business Class the bus fare starts on R 440.

GREYHOUND BUS BOOKINGS

Travellers can buy their Greyhound bus ticket in many different ways.

Booking Online

Bus tickets can be purchased online via Greyhound website.

Passengers can buy tickets for credit cards and debit cards.

Important:

It is not possible to make an online purchase using an international credit card. 

If the passenger is foreign, it is required to make a call to Greyhound Call Centre on +27 (0)11 611 8000 and make a bank deposit.

At Travel Agency / Sales Offices

Passengers can go at one of the many Travel Agencies or Sales offices in their city.

To check if there are a bus available and choose the best schedule and Greyhound bus price. 

The payment can be made with cash, credit cards, and debit cards.

Greyhound Sales Offices in South Africa:

Eastern Cape

 East London

πŸ“ Windmill Park, Moore Street - Quigley

 πŸ“ž 043 743 9284

 

 Port Elizabeth

πŸ“ Simpson Building, Shop. NR 4. Ring Road - Greenacres 6045

 πŸ“ž 041 363 4555

Free State

 Bloemfontein

πŸ“Tourist Centre Park Road 

πŸ“ž 051 447 1558

 Kroonstad

πŸ“ Shell Ultra City

πŸ“ž 056 212 5527

Gauteng

 Johannesburg

πŸ“ Park City Transit Centre - Johannesburg Station

 πŸ“ž 011 276 8550

πŸ“ Cnr Polly & Church Street

 πŸ“ž 011 336 9184

πŸ“Caltex Star Shop. N1 Highway - Midrand

 πŸ“ž 011 315 1458

 Pretoria

πŸ“1928 Building

 πŸ“ž 012 323 1154

KwaZulu-Natal

 Durban

πŸ“ Motor Coach Terminal - New Durban Station, N.M.R. Avenue

πŸ“ž 031 334 9702 

πŸ“ž 083 915 9000 

πŸ“ž 011 276 8500

 Pietermaritzburg

πŸ“ 267 Burger Street

πŸ“ž 033 345 3175

Mpumalanga

 Nelspruit

πŸ“ Old Mutual Place - Louis Trichardt Street

 πŸ“ž 013 753 2100

Northern Cape

 Kimberley

πŸ“ 121 Bulfontein Road 8301

 πŸ“ž 053 832 6040

Western Cape

 Cape Town

πŸ“Adderley Street

 πŸ“ž 083 915 9000

Greyhound Sales Offices in Zimbabwe:

Bulawayo

 Bulawayo

πŸ“ Blue Arrow Reservations - Unifreight House - 73A Fife Street

 πŸ“ž 002 639 889 078

 Harare

πŸ“ Road Port - Cnr Robert Mugabe & 5th Street

 πŸ“ž 002 634 732 080

At Greyhound Outlets

The payment must be made using credit cards, debit cards, cash, loyalty card or Edcon Card.

Buying Bus Ticket by Phone

Greyhound bookings can be made by phone.

It's necessary to call to the Greyhound selling phone 083 915 9000.

GREYHOUND DEALS & DISCOUNTS

Children Free Tickets and Discounts

Children under two years old travel for free, but they are not allowed to use a seat.

Bus tickets for children between two and 11 years old, must have a discount of 15% off.

For children, over 12 years old the fare is the same as an adult.

Senior Citizens Discounts (60 & older)

This discount is valid only for standby tickets.

And it's necessary to book the ticket before travel. 

The discount can be until 15% discount off peak periods. 

This reduction can be made only in travels from Monday to Wednesday.

This kind of bus ticket can be bought only at Greyhound Outlets, Greyhound website and Greyhound phone.

Student Discounts

Students can get a 5% off discount. 

This discount is available to tertiary education students. 

But it is necessary to show the student card before booking and boarding in the coach.

Group Bookings

It is possible to get this discount if there are 10 or more passengers that will travel on the same line. 

But the booking must be made in advance from the bus trip.

The Web Special Discount

This 10% off is available for everyone who books a bus ticket via Greyhound's website. 

But it is necessary to use a South African Credit Card.

The Terminal Special Discount

All passengers can get a 10% off in their Greyhound Bus Ticket.

If the buying has been done via Greyhound’s kiosks. 

But it's valid only for pre-booked tickets.

SANDF and SAPS Discount

Travellers that are members of SANDF ( South African National Defence Force) and SAPS ( South African Police Service) can get 10% off on their tickets. 

It's valid for pre-booked tickets and standby bookings. 

It's necessary to show a valid Force Card or ID when the ticket has been booked, and before boarding the bus.

Vitality Program

All members of Vitality Program can get 20% off in their bus ticket. 

The discount is only valid for purchases that were made at Greyhound Outlets.

It's necessary to pre-book the ticket and present the Membership Card before booking and boarding in the coach.

Greyhound Loyalty Club

Greyhound Bus company has a rewards travel programme for their travellers. 

 

The program gives free bus ticket for all Greyhound passengers who are Loyalty members. 

 

The Greyhound Loyalty Programme works on a point system.

 

These points are distributed according to the price was paid for the bus ticket, as shown below.

Allocation of Points

Bus Ticket Price: R 0 - R 49 

Points: 10

Bus Ticket Price: R 50 - R 99 

Points: 20

Bus Ticket Price: R 100 - R 149

Points: 30

Bus Ticket Price: R 150 - R 199

Points: 40

Bus Ticket Price: R 200 - R 249

Points: 50

Bus Ticket Price: R 250 - R 299

Points: 60

Bus Ticket Price: R 300 - R 349

Points: 70

Bus Ticket Price: R 350 - R 399

Points: 80

Bus Ticket Price: R 400 - R 449

Points: 90

Bus Ticket Price: R 450 R 499

Points: 100

Bus Ticket Price: R 500 - R Plus

Points: 110

After some scores, these points can be changed for a free bus ticket.

Which may be used to travel to any destination serviced by Greyhound.

Value of Points

250 Points

Value: One free Greyhound Bus Ticket worth up to R 199.00

400 Points

Value: One free Greyhound Bus Ticket worth up to R 399.00

800 Points

Value: One free Greyhound Bus Ticket worth up to R 599.00

1.200 Points

Value: One free Greyhound Bus Ticket worth up to R 799.00

1.600 Points

Value: One free Greyhound Bus Ticket worth up to R 999.00

Important Notes About the Programme

These points cannot be transferred to no one. 

Members are not allowed to use points to buy a bus ticket for family or friend.

The member always should inform the Greyhound employee, that he is a Loyalty member.

This guarantees that his travel points are allocated to his account.

GREYHOUND LUGGAGE RULES

 

Every Greyhound passengers are allowed to carry on until two suitcases for free.

But this luggage not exceeding 30 kilogrammes in weight or 80x60x30cm in size.

Greyhound can refuse all suitcases that do not fit in this rules.

Pets on Bus

Greyhound does not allow animals inside the bus.

Except trained guide dog guiding a visually impaired person.

GREYHOUND BUS STATIONS

Travellers can count with many Greyhound bus stations.

There is at least one bus stop in each Greyhound destination.

The main buses stations in South Africa is:

Pretoria Bus Station

πŸ“ Motorcoach Terminal, Pretoria Station, Scheiding Street - View on Map

Johannesburg Bus Station

πŸ“ Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station - View on Map

Durban Bus Station

πŸ“ 1 Jeff Taylor Crescent, Mashabalala Yengwa Avenue -View on Map

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Documents Required for your Bus Travel

Travellers must guarantee that they are in ownership of valid travel documents. 

 

If travel is in South Africa and the passenger is South African, it is necessary that have an I.D.

 

In a case of foreign travellers, the passenger must have a valid passport and the required visas for all journeys. 

 

Boarding on Greyhound Bus

It recommended that you arrive at the boarding point about 30 minutes in advance of the scheduled departure time. 

 

It may take some minutes to dispatch luggage and finish boarding process.

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