There are 4 ways to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate by bus, car train or car

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Bus Citiliner  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Port Shepstone

$35 - $53

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Car train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the car train from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$20 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus Margate Coaches  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Margate

$25 - $36

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Pietermaritzburg to Margate 125.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate is to car train and bus which costs R 280 - R 340 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate is to drive which costs R 280 - R 410 and takes 2 h.

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The distance between Pietermaritzburg and Margate is 139 km. The road distance is 200.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs R 500 - R 800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pietermaritzburg to Margate is 200 km. It takes approximately 2 h to drive from Pietermaritzburg to Margate.

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There are 567+ hotels available in Margate. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pietermaritzburg to Margate.
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  • Distance: 86.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Pietermaritzburg to Margate via Durban and Port Shepstone in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pietermaritzburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
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
Book at
cbsc.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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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 Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
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

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