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There are 11 ways to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve by plane, taxi, car, bus or car train

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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Fly to Hoedspruit  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Hoedspruit (HDS) CPT - HDS

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Car train, drive  •  28h 51m

  1. Take the car train from Bellville to Springfontein
  2. Drive from Springfontein to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

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Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Skukuza (SZK) CPT - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Nelspruit (MQP) CPT - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Fly to Londolozi, taxi  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Londolozi (LDZ) CPT - LDZ
  2. Take a taxi from Londolozi to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Fly to Polokwane, drive  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Polokwane (PTG) CPT - PTG
  2. Drive from Polokwane to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Fly to Johannesburg Airport, fly to Sabi Sand Reserve Airport, taxi  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Johannesburg (JNB) CPT - JNB
  2. Take the plane from Johannesburg Airport to Sabi Sand Reserve Airport
  3. Take a taxi from Sabi Sand Reserve Airport to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Fly to Johannesburg Airport, fly to Sabi Sand Reserve Airport, taxi #2  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Lanseria (HLA) CPT - HLA
  2. Take the plane from Johannesburg Airport to Sabi Sand Reserve Airport
  3. Take a taxi from Sabi Sand Reserve Airport to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Bus, taxi via Nelspruit  •  27h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  3. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Bus, taxi  •  38h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
  3. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

Drive  •  20h 16m

  1. Drive from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve 1874.1 km
Capetown Airport (CPT) → Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 0800 029 999.

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The cheapest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to car train and drive which costs R 1 700 - R 2 700 and takes 28h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to fly which costs R 2 900 - R 6 000 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Capetown Airport (CPT) and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 1576 km. The road distance is 1874.1 km.

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The best way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve without a car is to bus and taxi via Nelspruit which takes 27h 1m and costs R 2 200 - R 3 000.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Hoedspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 1874 km. It takes approximately 20h 16m to drive from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.

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CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Capetown Airport to Hoedspruit Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.
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  • Distance: 1576.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Capetown Airport (CPT), South Africa and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, South Africa?

Airlink and CemAir fly from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve 4 times a day.

Airlines
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 900 - R 3 700
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 750 - R 3 900
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria via Durban
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 750 - R 3 900
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 800 - R 11 000
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 800 - R 11 000
Flights from Capetown to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 200 - R 5 500
Flights from Capetown to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 200 - R 5 500
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 800 - R 6 500
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 1 800 - R 6 500
Flights from Capetown to Londolozi via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 4 600 - R 12 000
Flights from Capetown to Londolozi via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 4 600 - R 12 000
Flights from Capetown to Polokwane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 5 500
Flights from Capetown to Polokwane via George, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 000 - R 7 000
Flights from Capetown to Polokwane via Hoedspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 000 - R 7 000
Flights from Capetown to Polokwane via Windhoek, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 000 - R 7 000
Flights from Capetown to Polokwane via Skukuza, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 000 - R 7 000
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 4 600
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 650 - R 4 100
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 650 - R 5 500
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 480 - R 4 000
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 650 - R 5 500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 4 700
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 600 - R 11 000
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 2 600 - R 11 000
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 4 600
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 4 300
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 100 - R 4 700
Global Aviation
Website
g-airways.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 480 - R 4 000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
R 1 900 - R 11 000
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 1 600 - R 8 500
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Car train from Bellville to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
17h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 240 - R 350
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 240 - R 350
1st Class
R 420 - R 600
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+27 (0)11 213 9953/4/5
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R 360 - R 390
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Normal
R 360 - R 390
Eagle Liner
Phone
+27 87 150 1895
Email
customercare@eagleliner.co.za
Website
eagleliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 380 - R 390
Schedules at
eagleliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 270
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 440 - R 600
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 230 - R 350
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 250 - R 470
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 250
Flexi
R 310
Full Flexi
R 350
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R 380 - R 900
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
R 500 - R 750
Flexi
R 440 - R 650
Saver
R 380 - R 600
Other operators
Private Sky Charter
Phone
+27 (83) 452 2199
Email
reservations@privatesky.co.za
Website
privatesky.co.za
Plane from Johannesburg Airport to Sabi Sand Reserve Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
privatesky.co.za
Taxi from Skukuza to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 1 600

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