There are 8 ways to get from Nelspruit to Margate by plane, bus, car train, car or shuttle

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

Fly to Durban, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Durban (DUR) MQP - DUR
  2. Take the bus from Durban Airport to Margate

$194 - $459

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Durban
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$50 - $89

6 alternative options

Fly to Margate  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Margate (MGH) MQP - MGH

$276 - $482

Fly to Umtata, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Umtata (UTT) MQP - UTT
  2. Take the bus from Mthatha to Portshepstone

Fly to Pietermaritzburg, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) MQP - PZB
  2. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$236 - $823

Car train, bus  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the car train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Durban
  3. Take the bus from Durban to Port Shepstone

$51 - $77

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Margate 504.2 miles

$75 - $120

Shuttle, bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sonpark to Mbabane
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Mbabane to King Shaka International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Durban Airport to Margate

$109 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Margate is to bus which costs R 650 - R 1 200 and takes 15 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Margate is to fly which costs R 3 700 - R 6 500 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Nelspruit and Margate is 602 km. The road distance is 806.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Nelspruit to Margate, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Margate, South Africa?

South African Airways and CemAir fly from Nelspruit to Margate once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nelspruit to Margate via Johannesburg, Durban, and Margate in around 15 h 56 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Nelspruit to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Nelspruit to Umtata via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Capetown
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Nelspruit to Margate via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Flights from Nelspruit to Margate via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
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 - $20
Car train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban Airport to Margate
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban to Margate
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Mthatha to Portshepstone
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Sonpark to Mbabane
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Mbabane to King Shaka International Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz

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