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There are 10 ways to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park by bus, plane, taxi, car, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly to Phalaborwa  •  7 h 35 min

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

$188 - $437

Cheapest option

Bus, car train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the car train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$74 - $116

8 alternative options

Bus, fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  7 h 45 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

$255 - $567

Bus, fly to Skukuza, drive  •  10 h 11 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 Nelspruit  •  11 h 19 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

$176 - $356

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  27 h 4 min

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

Bus InterCape  •  28 h 47 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

$113 - $156

Bus InterCape #2  •  32 h

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

$93 - $131

Bus, train, car train  •  39 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Knysna to George
  2. Take the bus from Oudtshoorn to Beaufort West
  3. Take the train from Beaufort West to Johannesburg
  4. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  5. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$226 - $281

Drive  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Knysna to Kruger National Park 1101.8 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park is to bus and car train which costs R 1 000 - R 1 700 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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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 35 min.

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The distance between Knysna and Kruger National Park is 1385 km. The road distance is 1762.9 km.

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The best way to get from Knysna to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 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 8 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Knysna to Kruger National Park is 1763 km. It takes approximately 18 h 25 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 35 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 Port Elizabeth, Midrand, and Phalaborwa in around 27 h 4 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from George to Phalaborwa via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from George to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
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
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
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
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from George to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
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 - $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 Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
44 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$30 - $45
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
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Knysna to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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 Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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 Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
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 Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Oudtshoorn to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Midrand
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.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
$40 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
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 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 2 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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