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There are 9 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

$191 - $457

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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

$46 - $72

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Fly to Margate  •  4 h 1 min

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

$275 - $480

Fly to Pietermaritzburg, bus  •  8 h 11 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

$232 - $819

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

Bus  •  15 h 28 min

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

$46 - $75

Bus via Harrismith  •  16 h 19 min

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

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

$102 - $104

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The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Margate is to bus which costs R 650 - R 1 100 and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Margate is to fly which costs R 3 900 - R 7 000 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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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Margate without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 28 min and costs R 650 - R 1 100.

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

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Margate is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs R 3 900 - R 7 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 650 - R 1 100 and takes 15 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Nelspruit Airport to Durban Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelspruit to Margate is 807 km. It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to drive from Nelspruit to Margate.

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Mango and South African Airways offer flights from Nelspruit Airport to Durban Airport.

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There are 572+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nelspruit to Margate.
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  • Distance: 376.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

South African Airways and CemAir fly from Nelspruit to Margate twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nelspruit to Margate via Bertrams, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Library Gardens, Park Station, Johannesburg, Durban, and Margate in around 15 h 28 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 Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Nelspruit to Pietermaritzburg via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Nelspruit to Umtata via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
Flights from Nelspruit to Margate via Capetown, Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
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 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Car train from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$22 - $30
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
$16
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban to Margate
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
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
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Mthatha to Portshepstone
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Price
$18 - $23
InterCape
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Sonpark to Mbabane
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
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
$55
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Nelspruit Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs R 310 - R 370.

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