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There are 7 ways to get from Addo Elephant National Park to Drakensberg by taxi, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, bus, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Grahamstown
  2. Take the bus from Grahamstown to Mount Frere
  3. Take a taxi from Mount Frere to Matatiele
  4. Travel from Qhashas Nek to Drakensberg

Taxi, bus, travel via Kokstad

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Grahamstown
  2. Take the bus from Grahamstown to Kokstad
  3. Take the bus from Kokstad to Qhashas Nek
  4. Travel from Qhashas Nek to Drakensberg

Taxi, bus, travel via Kokstad #2

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Alexandria
  2. Take the bus from Alexandria to Kokstad
  3. Take the bus from Kokstad to Qhashas Nek
  4. Travel from Qhashas Nek to Drakensberg

Taxi, bus, travel via Durban

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Durban
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt
  4. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Taxi, fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

Taxi, fly to Maseru, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Maseru (MSU)
  3. Travel from Maseru to Drakensberg

Taxi, fly to Durban, bus, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Durban (DUR)
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt
  4. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Lesotho due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Lesotho, starting May 6.

International flights leaving South Africa are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for South Africa

Last updated: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Addo Elephant National Park and Drakensberg is 554 km.

The best way to get from Addo Elephant National Park to Drakensberg without a car is to taxi and bus and travel which takes 12h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 30m to get from Addo Elephant National Park to Drakensberg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Safair, British Airways and Airlink offer flights from Port Elizabeth Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Addo Elephant National Park to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 553.5 km
  • Duration: 12h 30m

What companies run services between Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa and Drakensberg, Mokhotlong, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from Addo Elephant National Park to Drakensberg. However, you can take the taxi to Grahamstown, take the bus to Mount Frere, take the taxi to Matatiele, take the bus to Qhashas Nek, then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Grahamstown, take the bus to Kokstad, take the walk to Kokstad, take the bus to Qhashas Nek, then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Maseru via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Grahamstown to Mount Frere
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Grahamstown to Kokstad
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Durban
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Durban to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Qhashas Nek
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Alexandria to Kokstad
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Addo Elephant National Park to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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