There are 3 ways to get from Ermelo to Richards Bay by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ermelo to Richards Bay

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Ermelo to Richards Bay 265.1 miles

$40 - $60

Bus, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ermelo to Johannesburg
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Richards Bay (RCB) JNB - RCB

$134 - $269

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The distance between Ermelo and Richards Bay is 322 km. The road distance is 424.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ermelo to Richards Bay without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Ermelo to Richards Bay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Richards Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ermelo to Richards Bay is 424 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Ermelo to Richards Bay.

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South African Airways, Airlink and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Richards Bay Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Richards Bay. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ermelo to Richards Bay.
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  • Distance: 201.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Ermelo, South Africa and Richards Bay, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Ermelo to Richards Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ermelo to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ermelo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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