There are 6 ways to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park by plane, taxi, car or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly to Phalaborwa  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Phalaborwa (PHW) BUQ - PHW

$227 - $1,169

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$82 - $111

4 alternative options

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Hoedspruit (HDS) BUQ - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$704 - $2,429

Fly to Skukuza, drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Skukuza (SZK) BUQ - SZK
  2. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$543 - $1,869

Bus InterCape  •  24 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
  3. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$92 - $123

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park 438.4 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park is to fly which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Bulawayo and Kruger National Park is 516 km. The road distance is 701.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 53 min and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $220 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 24 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bulawayo Airport to Phalaborwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bulawayo to Kruger National Park is 701 km. It takes approximately 9 h to drive from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park.

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flyafrica, Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways offer flights from Bulawayo Airport to Phalaborwa Airport.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo to Bulawayo Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $28 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 322.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

South African Airways, Air Zimbabwe and flyafrica fly from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bulawayo to Kruger National Park via Johannesburg, Johannesburg Park, Nelspruit, and Phalaborwa in around 24 h 53 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Bulawayo to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Bulawayo to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Bulawayo to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Bus operators
InterCape
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bulawayo to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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