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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth by plane or bus

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Fly to Port Elizabeth  •  21h 37m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JFK - PLZ

$1,312 - $4,613

2 alternative options

Fly to East London, bus  •  25h 59m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to East London (ELS) JFK - ELS
  2. Take the bus from East London to Port Elizabeth

Fly to George, bus  •  26h 24m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to George (GRJ) JFK - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Port Elizabeth

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth is to fly which costs $1,300 - $4,700 and takes 21h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth is to fly which costs $1,300 - $4,700 and takes 21h 37m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Port Elizabeth is 8200 miles.

It takes approximately 21h 37m to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport. The quickest flight takes 18h 50m and has one stopover.

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Port Elizabeth is 7h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 6:56 PM in Manhattan and 1:56 AM in Port Elizabeth.

South African Airways and British Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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There are 368+ hotels available in Port Elizabeth. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth.
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  • Distance: 8200.4 miles
  • Duration: 21h 37m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Port Elizabeth, South Africa?

South African Airways, Mango and British Airways fly from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth every 3 hours.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,900
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,700
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,700
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from East London to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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