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There are 2 ways to get from George to Robben Island by plane, ferry, bus or train

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Fly, ferry

  1. Fly from George (GRJ) to Capetown (CPT)
  2. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

1 alternative option

Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Mossel Bay to Stellenbosch
  2. Take the train from Firgrove to Cape Town
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

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The cheapest way to get from George to Robben Island is to fly and ferry which costs R 1 900 - R 3 800 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from George to Robben Island is to fly and ferry which costs R 1 900 - R 3 800 and takes 3h 49m.

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The distance between George and Robben Island is 378 km.

The best way to get from George to Robben Island without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 9h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from George to Robben Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from George Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Airlink offers flights from George Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 1323+ hotels available in Robben Island. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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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 Robben Island.
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  • Distance: 378.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between George, South Africa and Robben Island, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from George to Robben Island. However, you can take the taxi to George airport, fly to Capetown, take the walk to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the bus to Civic Centre, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Robben Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from George to Robben Island via Mossel Bay, Stellenbosch, Firgrove, Cape Town, CapeTown Convention Center, The Clock Tower, and Cape Town in around 9h 17m.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from George to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 3 400
Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Firgrove to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 7 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 7 - R 18
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Mossel Bay to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Ferry operators
Robben Island Museum
Phone
+27 (0)21 413 4200
Email
infow@robben-island.org.za
Website
robben-island.org.za
Ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 210 - R 600
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Book at
webtickets.co.za
Adult
R 400 - R 600
Child ( Under 18)
R 210 - R 310

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