There are 8 ways to get from Durban to Nelspruit by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Durban  •  2h 49m

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Nelspruit (MQP) DUR - MQP

R 3 113 - R 11 532

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Bus  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Durban Beach to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit Gjnm0822

R 660 - R 1 000

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Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Nelspruit (MQP) PZB - MQP

R 1 462 - R 3 413

Bus via Harrismith  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit

Bus #2  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit Cjnp0800

Train, bus via Johannesburg  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the train from Durban to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit Gjnm0822

R 1 600 - R 1 680

Train, bus  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the train from Durban to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit Cjnp0800 / ...

R 1 470 - R 1 830

Drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Drive from Durban to Nelspruit 669.4 km

R 1 100 - R 1 700

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Nelspruit is to bus which costs R 650 - R 1 000 and takes 15h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Nelspruit is to fly which costs R 3 100 - R 12 000 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durban to Nelspruit. However, there are services departing from Durban and arriving at Nelspruit via Harrismith and Johannesburg Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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The distance between Durban and Nelspruit is 487 km. The road distance is 669.4 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Nelspruit without a car is to bus via Harrismith which takes 12h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Durban to Nelspruit, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Durban to Nelspruit is to fly which takes 2h 49m and costs R 3 100 - R 12 000. Alternatively, you can bus via Harrismith, which costs and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Durban Airport to Nelspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

South African Airways flies from Durban to Nelspruit 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Durban to Nelspruit via Harrismith, Harrismith, Johannesburg, and Johannesburg Park in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 900 - R 13 000
Flights from Durban to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 900 - R 13 000
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 900 - R 12 000
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Nelspruit via Johannesburg, Livingstone
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R 4 400 - R 15 000
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Nelspruit via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 950 - R 2 600
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Durban to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 1 230
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 290 - R 350
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 350 - R 420
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 370 - R 450
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 370 - R 450
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 130 - R 190
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R 130 - R 190
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 210 - R 300
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 240 - R 330
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 240 - R 340
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Durban Beach to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 290 - R 550
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 340 - R 600
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 550
Flexi
R 530
Full Flexi
R 590
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Durban to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com

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Durban to Nelspruit bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Nelspruit station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Nelspruit is 669 km. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from Durban to Nelspruit.

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South African Airways offers flights from Durban Airport to Nelspruit Airport.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Nelspruit. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to bus which takes 24 min and costs .

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