There are 5 ways to get from Durban to Coffee Bay by bus, taxi, car 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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Bus, taxi  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Umtata
  2. Take a taxi from Umtata to Coffee Bay

$95 - $118

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Bus  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Harding
  2. Take the bus from Harding to Umtata

$87 - $113

3 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Coffee Bay 317.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Umtata, taxi  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Umtata (UTT) DUR - UTT
  2. Take a taxi from Umtata to Coffee Bay

$261 - $757

Fly to East London, bus, taxi  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to East London (ELS) DUR - ELS
  2. Take the bus from East London to Umtata Shell Ultra City
  3. Take a taxi from Umtata Shell Ultra City to Coffee Bay

$233 - $510

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The distance between Durban and Coffee Bay is 297 km. The road distance is 508.3 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Coffee Bay without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Durban to Coffee Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Durban Airport to Umtata Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Coffee Bay is 508 km. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Durban to Coffee Bay.

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Safair, British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Durban Airport to Umtata Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Coffee Bay. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Durban to Coffee Bay.
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  • Distance: 185.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Coffee Bay, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Durban to Coffee Bay via Harding, Umtata, and Ngqeleni in around 11 h 2 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Umtata via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Durban to Umtata via Bloemfontein, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Durban to Umtata via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Durban to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Durban to East London via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Durban to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Durban to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Umtata
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from East London to Umtata
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Umtata
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Harding
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harding to Umtata
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from East London to Umtata Shell Ultra City
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from East London to Mthatha
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Umtata to Coffee Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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