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There are 6 ways to get from Komatipoort to Drakensberg by bus, taxi or plane

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, travel via Estcourt

  1. Take the bus from Komatipoort to Maputo
  2. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  4. Take the bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Komatipoort to Maputo
  2. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Northern Drakensburg
  4. Travel from Northern Drakensburg to Drakensberg

Taxi to Skukuza, fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Komatipoort to Skukuza
  2. Fly from Skukuza (SZK) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

Taxi to Nelspruit, fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Komatipoort to Nelspruit
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

Taxi to Nelspruit, fly to Maseru, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Komatipoort to Nelspruit
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Maseru (MSU)
  3. Travel from Maseru to Drakensberg

Bus to Maputo, fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel

  1. Take the bus from Komatipoort to Maputo
  2. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB)
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Komatipoort and Drakensberg is 522 km.

It takes approximately 19h to get from Komatipoort to Drakensberg, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Skukuza Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Airlink offers flights from Skukuza Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Komatipoort to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 522.1 km
  • Duration: 19h

What companies run services between Komatipoort, South Africa and Drakensberg, Mokhotlong, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from Komatipoort to Drakensberg. However, you can take the bus to Maputo, take the drive to Maputo, take the bus to Johannesburg, take the bus to Harrismith, take the bus to Estcourt, then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Maputo, take the drive to Maputo, take the bus to Johannesburg, take the walk to Park, take the train to Marlboro, take the train to Rhodesfield, take the walk to Pretoria, take the bus to Northern Drakensburg, then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Skukuza to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Skukuza to Pietermaritzburg via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nelspruit to Maseru via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Maputo to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $550
Bus operators
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Komatipoort to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
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 Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$26 - $29
Flexi
$23 - $24
Saver
$19 - $22
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Pretoria to Northern Drakensburg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Shared
$17
Other operators
Taxi from Komatipoort to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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