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There are 7 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) by plane, bus, taxi, car train or car

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Fly to Plettenberg Bay  •  2h

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) JNB - PBZ

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Bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to George 13608
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenberg Bay 13501

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Fly to George, bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to George (GRJ) JNB - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenburg Bay

Bus, taxi  •  19h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to De Rust 13608
  2. Take a taxi from De Rust to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ)

Car train, drive  •  20h 47m

  1. Take the car train from Germiston to Rosmead
  2. Drive from Rosmead to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ)

Bus via Port Elizabeth  •  20h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay 13500

Drive  •  13h 48m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) 1289.9 km

Johannesburg (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) is around 3h 27m and covers a distance of around 1002 km. This includes an average layover time of around 33 min. Services are operated by CemAir. Typically 33 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

33 Weekly Planes
3h 27m Average Duration
R 2 293 Cheapest Price
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Johannesburg Airport (JNB) → Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 029 999.

Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is to bus via Port Elizabeth, which costs R 950 - R 1 400 and takes 20h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is to fly which costs R 2 100 - R 5 500 and takes 2h.

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The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is 1002 km. The road distance is 1289.9 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 19h 3m and costs R 1 800 - R 2 600.

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It takes approximately 2h to fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay (PBZ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is to fly which takes 2h and costs R 2 100 - R 5 500. Alternatively, you can bus via Port Elizabeth, which costs R 950 - R 1 400 and takes 20h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) is 1290 km. It takes approximately 13h 48m to drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ).

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CemAir offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ). Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ).
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  • Distance: 1001.8 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ), South Africa?

CemAir flies from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ) via Marlboro, Pretoria, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth, and Plettenberg Bay in around 20h 57m.

Airlines
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 200 - R 8 000
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 200 - R 8 000
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 20 000
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 20 000
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 100 - R 20 000
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 23 000
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 23 000
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Germiston to Rosmead
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 180 - R 260
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 180 - R 260
1st Class
R 310 - R 420
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Plettenburg Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 170 - R 250
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
bookings@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to De Rust
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 600 - R 750
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 340 - R 410
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 650 - R 800
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 290 - R 350
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+ (011) 852 6120
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 460 - R 700
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
ec.bookings.ratality.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 490 - R 950
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full flexi
R 600 - R 950
Flexi
R 550 - R 850
Saver
R 490 - R 800
Other operators
Taxi from De Rust to Plettenberg Bay Airport (PBZ)
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 1 600

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