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

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Bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Cradock

$30 - $45

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Car train  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Cradock

$14 - $35

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Cradock 508.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  7h 33m

  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, car train  •  11h 48m

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

$97 - $219

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Cradock is to car train which costs R 200 - R 470 and takes 15h 20m.

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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 7h 33m.

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

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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 12h 15m and costs R 470 - R 650.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Cradock takes 12h 15m 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 1h 35m.

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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 8h 32m to drive from Johannesburg to Cradock.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Cradock.
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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 12h 15m

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 12h 15m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Cradock
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$25 - $35
Car train from Bloemfontein to Cradock
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cradock
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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South African Airways, Mango, British Airways and Safair offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Cradock. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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