There are 6 ways to get from East London to Knysna by bus, 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 TransLux Express  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Knysna

$21 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus Citiliner  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Jeffreys Bay
  2. Take the bus from Jeffreys Bay to Knysna

$30 - $43

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from East London to Peddie
  2. Take the bus from Peddie to Knysna

$33 - $46

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from East London to Knysna 355.4 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to George, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from East London (ELS) to George (GRJ) ELS - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Knysna

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from East London (ELS) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) ELS - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Knysna

$130 - $462

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from East London and arriving at Knysna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between East London and Knysna is 465 km. The road distance is 568.6 km.

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The best way to get from East London to Knysna without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from East London to Knysna takes 8 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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East London to Knysna bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from East London station.

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There is no direct flight from East London Airport to George Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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East London to Knysna bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Knysna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East London to Knysna is 569 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from East London to Knysna.

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Mango, Comair, Safair and South African Airways offer flights from East London Airport to George Airport.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Knysna. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East London to Knysna.
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  • Distance: 290.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 20 min

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

TransLux Express operates a bus from East London to Knysna twice daily, and the journey takes 8 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from East London to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from East London to George via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from East London to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from East London to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from East London to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from East London to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from East London to Knysna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Knysna
Ave. Duration
50 min
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 Knysna
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from East London to Jeffreys Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Jeffreys Bay to Knysna
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Knysna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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 Knysna
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from East London to Peddie
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Peddie to Knysna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Knysna
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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The best way to get from East London to East London Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs .

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