There are 8 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 4 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

$340 - $937

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Bus, car train, ferry  •  41 h 49 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

$115 - $157

6 alternative options

Drive to Skukuza, fly, ferry  •  9 h 23 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

$255 - $679

Bus to Nelspruit, fly, ferry  •  10 h 41 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

$256 - $663

Bus Greyhound ZA, ferry  •  32 h 22 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

$125 - $172

Bus InterCape, ferry  •  33 h 17 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

$127 - $167

Bus, train, ferry  •  40 h 49 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

$302 - $347

Bus, car train, train, ferry  •  44 h 45 min

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

$298 - $343

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 32 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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CemAir, Airlink, South African Airways and Mango offer flights from Hoedspruit Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 2327+ hotels available in Robben Island. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island.
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  • Distance: 1047.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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 drive to Skukuza 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Skukuza to Capetown via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Nelspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $410
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$216
November - April
$234
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
$23 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $55
Car train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
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 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
res.prasa.com
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
$24
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Other operators
Taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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