There are 7 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

$138 - $490

Cheapest option

Car train, bus, taxi  •  21 h 30 min

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

$103 - $132

5 alternative options

Fly to Richards Bay, taxi  •  4 h 40 min

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

$258 - $817

Fly to Durban, bus, taxi  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Durban (DUR) MQP - DUR
  2. Take the bus from Ballito to Richards Bay
  3. Take a taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia

$277 - $566

Bus, taxi  •  16 h 29 min

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

$112 - $155

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia 304.3 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle, bus, taxi  •  14 h 26 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

$174 - $195

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia is to drive which costs R 600 - R 950 and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia is to fly and taxi which costs R 3 400 - R 11 000 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Nelspruit and Saint Lucia is 353 km. The road distance is 486.8 km.

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

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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
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
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
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ballito to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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 Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.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 Ballito
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Other operators
Taxi from Richards Bay to Saint Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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