There are 9 ways to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island by taxi, plane, ferry, car, bus, 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

Taxi to Hoedspruit, fly, ferry  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Capetown (CPT) HDS - CPT
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$366 - $963

Cheapest option

Bus, car train, ferry  •  40 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Cape Town
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$139 - $178

7 alternative options

Fly from Phalaborwa, ferry  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Capetown (CPT) PHW - CPT
  2. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$276 - $792

Drive to Skukuza, fly, ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kruger National Park to Skukuza
  2. Fly from Skukuza (SZK) to Capetown (CPT) SZK - CPT
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$265 - $686

Bus to Nelspruit, fly, ferry  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Whiteriver
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Capetown (CPT) MQP - CPT
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$277 - $685

Bus Greyhound ZA, ferry  •  31 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$154 - $193

Bus InterCape, ferry  •  32 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$151 - $208

Bus, train, ferry  •  39 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown
  3. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$372 - $394

Bus, car train, train, ferry  •  45 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Nelspruit
  2. Take the car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg
  4. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown
  5. Take the ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay

$376 - $406

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

There is no direct connection from Kruger National Park to Robben Island. However, you can take the taxi to Hoedspruit airport, fly to Capetown, take the walk to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the bus to Civic Centre, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Robben Island. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Phalaborwa airport, fly to Capetown, take the walk to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the bus to Civic Centre, take the walk to CapeTown Convention Center, take the bus to The Clock Tower, take the walk to Cape Town, then take the ferry to Robben Island.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, George
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Kimberley
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Skukuza to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Skukuza to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Skukuza to Capetown via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Nelspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Nelspruit to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Nelspruit to Capetown via Durban
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $410
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$261
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$50 - $70
Car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Whiteriver
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 Cape Town
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Book at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Ferry operators
Robben island Tours
Phone
+27 (0)21 413 4200
Email
infow@robben-island.org.za
Website
robben-island.org.za
Ferry from Cape Town to Murray's Bay
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Other operators
Taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kruger National Park to Robben Island?

The distance between Kruger National Park and Robben Island is 1676 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island?

The cheapest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island is to bus and car train and ferry which costs R 1 600 - R 2 200 and takes 40 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island?

The quickest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island is to taxi and fly and ferry which takes 7 h 9 min and costs R 4 300 - R 12 000.

How long does it take to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island?

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island, including transfers.