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There are 7 ways to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve by plane, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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 Durban to Hoedspruit  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Hoedspruit (HDS) DUR - HDS

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Shuttle, taxi  •  12h 30m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Durban to Nelspruit
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve

5 alternative options

Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly to Hoedspruit  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) PZB - HDS

Fly Durban to Nelspruit, taxi  •  5h 10m

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

Fly Durban to Skukuza, taxi  •  7h 11m

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

Fly Durban to Londolozi, taxi  •  10h 36m

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

Drive  •  11h 14m

  1. Drive from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve 795.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to drive which costs R 1 200 - R 1 800 and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is to fly and taxi which costs R 3 400 - R 6 000 and takes 5h 10m.

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The distance between Durban and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 585 km. The road distance is 795.2 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve without a car is to shuttle and taxi which takes 12h 30m and costs R 2 100 - R 2 500.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Durban Airport to Hoedspruit Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is 795 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.

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Safair, CemAir, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Durban 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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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs R 420 - R 600.

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Map of how to get from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.
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  • Distance: 585 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve, South Africa?

Airlink, Safair and three other airlines fly from Durban to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve every 4 hours.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Durban to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 700 - R 6 000
Flights from Durban to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 100 - R 5 500
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 2 100 - R 8 000
Flights from Durban to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 1 700 - R 6 000
Flights from Durban to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 000 - R 7 000
Flights from Durban to Skukuza via Capetown
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 5 000 - R 15 000
Flights from Durban to Londolozi via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 600 - R 10 000
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 750 - R 8 500
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 2 100 - R 8 000
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+27 (0)11 213 9953/4/5
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Citybug Shuttle Services
Phone
0861 33 44 33
Email
info@citybug.co.za
Website
citybug.co.za
Shuttle from Durban to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 700
Schedules at
citybug.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 1 700

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