Directions from Knysna to Kruger National Park

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Recommended option

Bus, fly to Phalaborwa  •  7 h 36 min

  1. GRJ - PHW

$192 - $444

Cheapest option

Bus, car train via Nelspruit  •  42 h 58 min

$77 - $114

7 alternative options

Bus, fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  7 h 47 min

  1. GRJ - HDS

$322 - $674

Bus, fly to Skukuza, drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. GRJ - SZK

$206 - $449

Bus, fly to Nelspruit  •  11 h 20 min

  1. GRJ - MQP

$181 - $368

Bus InterCape  •  29 h 27 min

$119 - $175

Bus via Pretoria  •  30 h 37 min

$107 - $160

Bus, car train  •  37 h 9 min

$80 - $120

Drive  •  18 h 17 min

  1. 1048.6 miles

$160 - $240

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, and Phalaborwa in around 29 h 27 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
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $600
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $50
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Vereeniging
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $45
Car train from Vereeniging to Johannesburg Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$16 - $22
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 9 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
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Knysna and Kruger National Park is 1385 km. The road distance is 1678 km.

The cheapest way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park is to bus and car train which costs R 950 - R 1 500 and takes 42 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park is to bus and fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs R 2 400 - R 6 000.

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