There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Port Alfred by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to East London, taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to East London (ELS) JNB - ELS
  2. Take a taxi from East London to Port Alfred

$187 - $338

Cheapest option

Train, bus, taxi  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Queenstown
  2. Take the bus from Queenstown to Grahamstown
  3. Take a taxi from Grahamstown to Port Alfred

$82 - $126

4 alternative options

Fly to Port Elizabeth, bus, taxi  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JNB - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown
  3. Take a taxi from Grahamstown to Port Alfred

Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Jonannesburg to Peddie
  2. Take a taxi from Peddie to Port Alfred

$92 - $117

Bus InterCape, taxi  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to East London
  2. Take the bus from East London to Peddie
  3. Take a taxi from Peddie to Port Alfred

$106 - $143

Drive  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Port Alfred 655.6 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Port Alfred is to bus and taxi which costs R 1 200 - R 1 600 and takes 14 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Port Alfred is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 400 - R 4 500 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Port Alfred is 829 km. The road distance is 1049 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Johannesburg to Port Alfred, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Port Alfred, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Port Alfred. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to East London, then take the taxi to Port Alfred. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Port Elizabeth, take the taxi to Port Elizabeth, take the bus to Grahamstown, then take the taxi to Port Alfred.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Johannesburg to East London via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Johannesburg to East London via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
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 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
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
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$14 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Jonannesburg to Peddie
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Queenstown to Grahamstown
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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 East London
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from East London to Peddie
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from East London to Port Alfred
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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