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There are 5 ways to get from George to Drakensberg by plane or bus

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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Fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Fly from George (GRJ) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  2. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

4 alternative options

Fly to Durban, bus, travel

  1. Fly from George (GRJ) to Durban (DUR)
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Estcourt
  3. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Fly to Maseru, travel

  1. Fly from George (GRJ) to Maseru (MSU)
  2. Travel from Maseru to Drakensberg

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus, travel

  1. Fly from George (GRJ) to Bloemfontein (BFN)
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Estcourt
  3. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from George to Kokstad
  2. Take the bus from Kokstad to Qhashas Nek
  3. Travel from Qhashas Nek to Drakensberg

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Lesotho due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Lesotho, starting May 6.

International flights leaving South Africa are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for South Africa

Last updated: September 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between George and Drakensberg is 814 km.

The best way to get from George to Drakensberg without a car is to bus and travel which takes 17h 39m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from George to Drakensberg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from George Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 35m and has one stopover.

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Safair and Airlink offer flights from George Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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The best way to get from George to George Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs R 130 - R 160.

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Map of how to get from George to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 813.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between George, South Africa and Drakensberg, Mokhotlong, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from George to Drakensberg. However, you can take the taxi to George airport, fly to Pietermaritzburg, then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to George airport, fly to Durban, take the walk to Durban Airport, take the bus to Durban, take the bus to Estcourt, then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from George to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from George to Maseru via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from George to Bloemfontein via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from George to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from George to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Flights from George to Durban via Capetown
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Flights from George to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from George to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Bloemfontein to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Kokstad
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Qhashas Nek
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za

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