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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Port Elizabeth  •  22 h 1 min

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

$1,310 - $4,611

2 alternative options

Fly to East London, bus  •  26 h 23 min

  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  •  26 h 48 min

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

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Port Elizabeth is 8200 miles.

It takes approximately 22 h 1 min 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 19 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Port Elizabeth is 7 h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 12:13 PM in Manhattan and 6:13 PM in Port Elizabeth.

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

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There are 312+ 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: 22 h 1 min

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

South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines fly from Manhattan to Port Elizabeth hourly.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to East London via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,900
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
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
22 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to Port Elizabeth via London Heathrow, Durban
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from New York JFK to George via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from New York JFK to George via London Heathrow, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from New York JFK to George via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
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
23 h 5 min
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from George to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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