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There are 4 ways to get from Phalaborwa to Kathu by taxi, plane or car

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Taxi to Hoedspruit, fly  •  5h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Sishen (SIS) HDS - SIS

3 alternative options

Taxi to Skukuza, fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Skukuza
  2. Fly from Skukuza (SZK) to Sishen (SIS) SZK - SIS

Taxi to Nelspruit, fly  •  8h 32m

  1. Take a taxi from Phalaborwa to Nelspruit
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Sishen (SIS) MQP - SIS

Drive  •  13h 50m

  1. Drive from Phalaborwa to Kathu 1072 km
Phalaborwa → Kathu
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kathu is 0800 029 999.

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The social distance requirement in Kathu is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Phalaborwa to Kathu is to drive which costs R 1 500 - R 2 300 and takes 13h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Phalaborwa to Kathu is to taxi and fly which costs R 2 500 - R 6 000 and takes 5h 37m.

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It is 911 km from Phalaborwa to Kathu. It is approximately 1072 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Phalaborwa to Kathu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Sishen Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phalaborwa to Kathu is 1072 km. It takes approximately 13h 50m to drive from Phalaborwa to Kathu.

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CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Hoedspruit Airport to Sishen Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Kathu. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Phalaborwa to Kathu.
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  • Distance: 910.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Phalaborwa, South Africa and Kathu, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Phalaborwa to Kathu. However, you can take the taxi to Hoedspruit airport, fly to Sishen, then take the taxi to Kathu. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Skukuza airport, fly to Sishen, then take the taxi to Kathu.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Sishen via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 1 600 - R 4 800
Flights from Skukuza to Sishen via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 4 000
Flights from Skukuza to Sishen via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 4 000
Flights from Nelspruit to Sishen via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R 3 100 - R 9 000
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Nelspruit to Sishen via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 2 800 - R 8 000
Other operators
Taxi from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Estimated price
R 800 - R 1 000

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