There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth by plane or bus

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Fly New York JFK to Port Elizabeth  •  22h 6m

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

R 17 282 - R 55 337

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Fly Newark to Port Elizabeth  •  24h 45m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) EWR - PLZ

R 12 411 - R 41 486

2 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to East London, bus  •  26h 30m

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

R 14 547 - R 44 687

Fly New York JFK to George, bus  •  26h 3m

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

R 15 557 - R 48 717

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth is to fly and bus which costs $750 - $2,400 and takes 26h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth is to fly which costs $900 - $3,000 and takes 22h 6m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Port Elizabeth is 13121 km.

It takes approximately 22h 6m 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 19h 15m and has one stopover.

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Port Elizabeth is 6h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 10:54 AM in Manhattan and 4:54 PM 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 437+ hotels available in Port Elizabeth. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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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
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R 18 000 - R 60 000
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Atlanta, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 18 000 - R 120 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Capetown
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 12 000 - R 41 000
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 44 000
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 47 000
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg, Umtata
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 44 000
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 50 000
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 55 000
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 65 000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 60 000
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 60 000
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
27h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 60 000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 17 000 - R 55 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 19 000 - R 60 000
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
34h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 13 000 - R 45 000
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 44 000
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Dubai, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Monday
Estimated price
R 14 000 - R 44 000
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 15 000 - R 48 000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Zurich, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 16 000 - R 42 000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to Port Elizabeth via Munich, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 19 000 - R 65 000
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 11 000 - R 65 000
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from East London Windmill to Port Elizabeth Station
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 260
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Port Elizabeth Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 270
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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