There are 7 ways to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia by plane, taxi, 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.

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Fly to Phinda Game Reserve, taxi  •  4 h 43 min

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

$262 - $646

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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

$96 - $126

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Fly to Richards Bay, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

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

$172 - $661

Bus via Durban  •  17 h 15 min

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

Bus  •  21 h 42 min

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

Drive  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia 304.3 miles

$45 - $70

Shuttle, bus  •  16 h 15 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 Amanzimtoti
  4. Take the bus from Warner Beach to Durban

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia. However, there are services departing from Nelspruit and arriving at Durban via Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Library Gardens, Johannesburg and Kokstad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 42 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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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 15 min and costs .

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

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Nelspruit to Saint Lucia bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Nelspruit station.

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The quickest flight from Nelspruit Airport to Phinda Game Reserve Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Nelspruit to Saint Lucia bus services, operated by Baz Bus, arrive at Durban station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelspruit to Saint Lucia is 487 km. It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to drive from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia.

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South African Airways offers flights from Nelspruit Airport to Phinda Game Reserve Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Saint Lucia. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia.
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  • Distance: 220.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Nelspruit to Saint Lucia via Bertrams, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Library Gardens, Park Station, Johannesburg, Durban, Amanzimtoti, and Warner Beach in around 17 h 15 min.

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 23 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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Richards Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
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
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
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
InterCape
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
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 Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Warner Beach to Durban
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Bus from Kokstad to Durban
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kokstad
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
$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
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban Airport to Amanzimtoti
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Phinda Game Reserve to Saint Lucia
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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

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