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There are 3 ways to get from Durban to Margate by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Ramsgate

R 196

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Durban to Margate 136.6 km

R 1 800 - R 2 200

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Durban to Margate 136.6 km

R 220 - R 320

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Last updated: July 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Margate is to bus which costs R 196 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Margate is to taxi which costs R 1 800 - R 2 200 and takes 1h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Ramsgate. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Durban and Margate is 128 km. The road distance is 136.6 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Margate without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs R 196.

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The bus from Durban to Ramsgate takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Durban to Margate bus services, operated by Margate Coaches, depart from Durban station.

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Durban to Margate bus services, operated by Margate Coaches, arrive at Ramsgate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Margate is 137 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Durban to Margate.

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There are 775+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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  • Distance: 128.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Durban, South Africa and Margate, South Africa?

Margate Coaches operates a bus from Durban to Ramsgate 4 times a day. Tickets cost R 196 and the journey takes 1h 55m.

Bus operators
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban to Ramsgate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 196
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Durban to Margate
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Estimated price
R 1 800 - R 2 200
Shauns Taxis
Phone
031 463 2618/40
Website
shaunstaxis.co.za
Mozzie Cabs
Phone
+27 31 303 5787
Eagle Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 31 337 8333
Website
eagletaxicabs.co.za

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