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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Cradock by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Cradock

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
  2. Take the bus from Springfontein to Colesberg
  3. Take the bus from Colesberg to Cradock

$34 - $50

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Cradock 508.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JNB - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock

$87 - $287

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Cradock

$109 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Cradock is to bus which costs R 470 - R 650 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Cradock is to fly and bus which costs R 1 200 - R 4 200 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Cradock. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Cradock is 703 km. The road distance is 813.9 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Cradock without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 15 min and costs R 470 - R 650.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Cradock takes 12 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Johannesburg to Cradock bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Johannesburg to Cradock bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Cradock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Cradock is 814 km. It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to drive from Johannesburg to Cradock.

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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 15 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Cradock, South Africa?

Citiliner operates a bus from Johannesburg to Cradock once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via East London
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$17 - $24
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cradock
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Springfontein to Colesberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Colesberg to Cradock
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Cradock
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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CemAir, South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Cradock. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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