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 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

$350 - $949

Cheapest option

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

$125 - $174

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Fly from Phalaborwa, ferry  •  8 h 8 min

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

$265 - $785

Drive to Skukuza, fly, ferry  •  9 h 25 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

$258 - $683

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

$264 - $674

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

$135 - $184

Bus Greyhound ZA, ferry  •  33 h 46 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

$138 - $174

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

$330 - $379

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

$325 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island is to bus and ferry which costs R 1 800 - R 2 300 and takes 33 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kruger National Park to Robben Island is to taxi and fly and ferry which costs R 4 600 - R 13 000 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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

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

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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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Kimberley
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Phalaborwa to Capetown via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
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
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
$230 - $260
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$235
November - April
$254
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
$25 - $55
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $60
Car train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once 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 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.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
$45 - $65
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 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.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
$26
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Other operators
Taxi from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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