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There are 10 ways to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay by plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Fly Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay  •  4 h 20 min

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

$153 - $327

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Bus InterCape  •  18 h 43 min

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

$45 - $73

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Fly Johannesburg to George, bus  •  6 h 9 min

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

$87 - $307

Fly Lanseria to George, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to George (GRJ) HLA - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenberg Bay

$137 - $406

Fly Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  7 h 49 min

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

$88 - $288

Bus via George  •  18 h 54 min

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

$46 - $64

Train, drive  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
  2. Drive from Beaufort West to Plettenberg Bay

$199 - $232

Bus via Port Elizabeth  •  21 h 19 min

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

Car train, bus  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenburg Bay

Drive  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay 713.6 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is to bus which costs R 650 - R 950 and takes 18 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is to fly which costs R 2 200 - R 4 700 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Plettenberg Bay via George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 43 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Plettenberg Bay is 981 km. The road distance is 1141.8 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 43 min and costs R 600 - R 1 100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay, including transfers.

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Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Johannesburg station.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs R 2 200 - R 4 700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 600 - R 1 100 and takes 18 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Plettenberg Bay station.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay.
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  • Distance: 613.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa?

CemAir flies from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay via George in around 18 h 43 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Lanseria to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
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
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lanseria to George
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$169
November - April
$183
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenburg Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay is 1142 km. It takes approximately 13 h 56 min to drive from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay.

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CemAir offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Plettenberg Bay. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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