There are 5 ways to get from East London to Coffee Bay by bus, taxi or car

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 TransLux Express, taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Idutywa
  2. Take a taxi from Idutywa to Coffee Bay

$121 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Umtata

$74 - $94

3 alternative options

Bus Citiliner, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Umtata Shell Ultra City
  2. Take a taxi from Umtata Shell Ultra City to Coffee Bay

$93 - $121

Bus Citiliner, taxi #2  •  4 h 39 min

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

$89 - $109

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from East London to Coffee Bay 165.1 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from East London to Coffee Bay is to drive which costs R 360 - R 550 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from East London to Coffee Bay is to bus and taxi which costs R 1 700 - R 2 300 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between East London and Coffee Bay is 163 km. The road distance is 264.1 km.

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The best way to get from East London to Coffee Bay without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3 h 47 min and costs R 1 700 - R 2 300.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from East London to Coffee Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between East London to Coffee Bay is 264 km. It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to drive from East London to Coffee Bay.

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The nearest airport to Coffee Bay is Umtata (UTT) Airport which is 66.3 km away. Other nearby airports include East London (ELS) (170.3 km).

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

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Map of how to get from East London to Coffee Bay.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 47 min

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

Citiliner operates a bus from East London to Coffee Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from East London to Idutywa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from East London to Mthatha
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from East London to Idutywa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
Bus from East London to Umtata
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from East London to Umtata
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from East London to Mthatha
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Idutywa to Coffee Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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