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Eagle Liner Bus bookings South Africa

Eagle Liner offers cheap bus tickets linking Johannesburg and Pretoria/Tshwane to many small towns on the way to Durban and Ulundi in KwaZulu-Natal; Bulawayo and Harare in Zimbabwe; and East London in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. .

The company is relatively new, having started offering intercity coach trips on the 12th December 2014. And if you want to hire out the entire bus, Eagle Liner also offers a charter service.

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History, News & Info.

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Booking an Eagle Liner Bus ticket

Website bookings can be made via their website (

If their website's down, then you can try make a call centre booking: phone 087 150 1895

Or visit at 1st avenue, Unaville, 1828 in Lenasia, 1828, Johannesburg, Gauteng (this head office is shared with Intercity Xpress).

Sales outlets
  • Checkers
  • Computicket

Note that some of the offices are branded "Intercity Xpress".


Corner of George Silundika and 5th Avenue


1 Jelf Taylor Crescent
Mashabalala Yengwe Avenue
"Durban Station"
South Africa



Caltex Garage
Heidelberg-Balfour Rd (R23) "Old Durban Road"
South Africa

Johannesburg Newtown


233 Albertina Sisulu Rd (Main Rd)
Fleet Africa Building
South Africa

Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport

At the bus terimal
OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
South Africa

Johannesburg's Park Station

Upper level at Park Station
Park City
South Africa


1 Panorama Parade
South Africa


Corner of Burger St & Chief Albert Luthuli St
South Africa


Bosman Station
Scheilding St (corner with Paul Kruger St)
South Africa



Offering a basic service, Eagle Liner's fees are usually on the low side; however they do run occassional specials. Look into the history section for more info.

Eagle Liner bus on the road

Eagle Liner Bus Routes

Routes covered are:

  • Gauteng to Durban

  • Gauteng to Ulundi

  • Gauteng to Bulawayo

  • Gauteng to Harare

Frequently Asked Questions

See their terms and conditions for the latest up to date information (note that it's a link to Intercity Xpress, their partner).

Departure: Passengers must be at the departure point at least half an hour before the departure time, and in their seat at least 10 minutes before departure. Otherwise your seat may be taken by a standby passenger.

Identification: To board an Eagle Liner bus, you need a valid ticket and corresponding identification document. Note that there are additional requirements fo minor children.

Children: Children younger than 3 may travel on the lap of their parent/legal guardian; free of charge (only 1 per adult - additional babies pay a normal fee). Children younger than 12 may not travel alone - they must have a legal guardian or parent with them. Children older than 12 but younger than 18 may only travel alone, if their parent/legal guardian has signed the correct indemnity form, provided an affidavit proving consent from at least one of his parents/legal guardian if travelling into or out of SA, and in the case of a legal guardian a court order proving they have legal rights. When crossing the border between Zimbabwe and South Africa; any children under 18 travelling with somebody purporting to be their parent, must carry an affidavit from the other parent giving their consent.

Ticket cancellation & refunds: If you miss the bus it's tough luck - you lose everything. Eagle Liner bus tickets may be cancelled up to 6 hours prior to departure, subject to payment of a cancellation fee of 20% - refund are paid into the appropriate bank account within 15 business days. Up to 3 hours prior to departure, and subject to a 20% additional fee, an alternative booking on the same route may be made - if this is more expensive, the client must make up the difference in cost; also you cannot cancel & refund a ticket you have rebooked.

Luggage: Luggage will not be carried unless its owner travels with it. The luggage allowance on Eagle Liner buses is one item whose total weight should not exceed 20kg (30kg for international trips) and it should have the following maximum dimensions: 80cmx60cmx60cm. Luggage outside of the allowed paramaters may either be denied carriage, or charged extra.

Eagle Liner, Intercity Xpress and any associated entities are not responsible for any damage or losses to luggage.

Eagle Liner coaches do not accept any luggage at their own discretion; but in particular inter alia firearms, narcotics, animals, corpses, coffins, ammunition, hazardous/harmful chemicals, explosives or toxic substances.

Alcohol & smoking: Consumption of alcohol as well as smoking is not permitted on all Eagle Liner coaches.

Pets: No pets are permitted except for blind people's trained guide dogs.

Transferability: Only the person in whose name the ticket is issued, may use the ticket.

Customer care : email

History, News & Info.

1 Jan 2017

A minibus driver, suspected of texting on his cellphone whilst driving, collides with an oncoming Eagle Liner bus in Beatrice Road, Harare. Nobody in the bus was injured, the 5 who were in the minibus are feared dead.

21 Dec 2016

The Pretoria to East London bus route is launched.

14 Oct 2016

20% off all Eagle Liner bus tickets sold at Shoprite stores.

4 Jul 2016

Eagle Liner coaches is awarded the Best Transporter award, at the ZNCC's annual awars dinner.

21 Jun 2016

Some 40km north of Pretoria, Zimbabweans in an Eagle Liner bus were robbed by protestors, after which the bus was burnt. The bus was on its way from Bulawayo to Gauteng. The protest was against the African National Congress's decision to put Thoko Didiza forward as the majoral candidate in the elections. Nobody was injured in the incident.

24 May 2016

You can now pay for your Eagle Liner bus ticket at Ackermans and PEP stores; after you have reserved your seat telephonically or online.

6 Jan 2016

The driver of an Eagle Liner bus loses control and the vehicle overturns. The accident occurred between Musina and Louis Trichardt. Four passengers died and 29 were hurt.

10 Jul 2015

A new route is launched between Johannesburg and Francistown, Botswana, by Eagle Liner's sister company; Intercity Xpress.

21 May 2015

An Eagle Liner bus is stopped at 2am in Modimole (between Polokwane and Johannesburg) and and its passengers robbed, by 3 men with weapons. This follows a Citiliner bus being robbed the day before, and an Intercape bus being robbed a month before (near Hammanskraal).


Eagle Liner are launched.


Eagle Liner's chief competitors are the cheaper intercity coach lines: Citiliner, City to City, Eldo and APM. Translux, Intercape and Greyhound cater more for the luxury coachliner market.

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