There are 6 ways to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia by plane, car, taxi, bus, car train 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 Phinda Game Reserve, drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Phinda Game Reserve (PZL) MQP - PZL
  2. Drive from Phinda Game Reserve to Saint Lucia

$141 - $493

Cheapest option

Car train, bus, taxi  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Richards Bay
  3. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$112 - $147

4 alternative options

Fly to Richards Bay, taxi  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Richards Bay (RCB) MQP - RCB
  2. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$266 - $830

Bus, taxi  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg Park
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
  3. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$123 - $163

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia 304.3 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle, bus, taxi  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sonpark to Mbabane
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Mbabane to Ballito
  3. Take the bus from Ballito to Richards Bay
  4. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$189 - $216

What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Saint Lucia, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia. However, you can take the taxi to Nelspruit airport, fly to Phinda Game Reserve, then take the drive to Saint Lucia. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Nelspruit airport, fly to Richards Bay, then take the taxi to Saint Lucia.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Phinda Game Reserve
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Nelspruit to Richards Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Nelspruit to Richards Bay via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ballito to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Sonpark to Mbabane
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Mbabane to Ballito
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Other operators
Taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia?

The distance between Nelspruit and Saint Lucia is 353 km. The road distance is 487 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia?

The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia is to drive which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 6 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia?

The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 43 min and costs R 1 700 - R 6 000.

How long does it take to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia?

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia, including transfers.