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There are 6 ways to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Johannesburg, taxi  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Johannesburg (JNB) UTT - JNB
  2. Take a taxi from Pienaarspoort to Siyabuswa

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Bus, train, taxi  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Mthatha to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take a taxi from Pienaarspoort to Siyabuswa

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Fly to Polokwane International, bus, taxi  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Polokwane International (PTG) UTT - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Kranskop
  3. Take a taxi from Kranskop to Siyabuswa

Bus, taxi  •  20h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Mthatha to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Kranskop
  3. Take a taxi from Kranskop to Siyabuswa

Bus, taxi via Umtata  •  23h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Umtata to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Kranskop
  3. Take a taxi from Kranskop to Siyabuswa

Drive  •  12h 55m

  1. Drive from Mthatha to Siyabuswa 1017.6 km
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Siyabuswa is 0800 029 999.

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The cheapest way to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa is to bus and taxi which costs R 2 300 - R 2 900 and takes 20h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa is to fly and taxi which costs R 3 500 - R 7 000 and takes 5h 22m.

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The distance between Mthatha and Siyabuswa is 721 km. The road distance is 1017.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa without a car is to bus and train and taxi which takes 17h 56m and costs R 2 300 - R 2 900.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Umtata Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mthatha to Siyabuswa is 1018 km. It takes approximately 12h 55m to drive from Mthatha to Siyabuswa.

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Airlink offers flights from Umtata Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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The best way to get from Mthatha to Umtata Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs R 85 - R 110.

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Map of how to get from Mthatha to Siyabuswa.
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  • Distance: 720.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Mthatha, South Africa and Siyabuswa, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Mthatha to Siyabuswa. However, you can take the taxi to Umtata airport, fly to Johannesburg, take the walk to OR Tambo Airport, take the train to Marlboro, take the train to Pretoria, take the train to Pienaarspoort, then take the taxi to Siyabuswa. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Umtata airport, fly to Polokwane International, take the taxi to Polokwane, take the bus to Kranskop, then take the taxi to Siyabuswa.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Umtata to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 700 - R 4 400
Flights from Umtata to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 000 - R 7 000
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 65 - R 90
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
R 88
Off-peak
R 70
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 260
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 270
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
bookings@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Mthatha to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 550 - R 700
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Mthatha to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 600 - R 700
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Umtata to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R 490 - R 900
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full flexi
R 620
Full Flexi
R 690
Flexi
R 550 - R 650
Saver
R 490 - R 550
Other operators
Taxi from Pienaarspoort to Siyabuswa
Ave. Duration
2h
Estimated price
R 1 700 - R 2 100
UBER
Phone
0800172956
Website
uber.com
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 78 396 4115
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za

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