There are 9 ways to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park by bus, plane, car, taxi, train or car train

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

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Bus, fly to Phalaborwa  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Phalaborwa (PHW) GRJ - PHW

$188 - $437

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$78 - $101

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Bus, fly to Skukuza, drive  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Skukuza (SZK) GRJ - SZK
  3. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$164 - $407

Bus, fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Hoedspruit (HDS) GRJ - HDS
  3. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$305 - $657

Bus, fly to Nelspruit  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Nelspruit (MQP) GRJ - MQP
  3. Take the bus from Whiteriver to Phalaborwa

$174 - $356

Bus InterCape  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
  4. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$102 - $155

Bus  •  30 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$95 - $142

Bus, taxi, train, car train  •  39 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take a taxi from George to Prins Albert
  3. Take the bus from Prins Albert to Beaufort West
  4. Take the train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg
  5. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  6. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$285 - $345

Drive  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Knysna to Kruger National Park 1048.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park is to bus which costs R 1 100 - R 1 500 and takes 30 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park is to bus and fly which costs R 2 700 - R 6 500 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Knysna and Kruger National Park is 1385 km. The road distance is 1677.7 km.

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The best way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 48 min and costs R 1 400 - R 2 300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from George Airport to Phalaborwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Knysna to Kruger National Park is 1678 km. It takes approximately 18 h 21 min to drive from Knysna to Kruger National Park.

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Safair and South African Airways offer flights from George Airport to Phalaborwa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 865.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Knysna, South Africa and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Knysna to Kruger National Park via George, Johannesburg, Johannesburg Park, Nelspruit, and Phalaborwa in around 28 h 48 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from George to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from George to Phalaborwa via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from George to Skukuza via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from George to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from George to Nelspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from George to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from George to Nelspruit via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from George to Nelspruit via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$167
November - April
$180
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Whiteriver to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Prins Albert to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Knysna to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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