There are 7 ways to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park by plane, taxi, bus, car train or car

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 Hoedspruit, taxi  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) to Hoedspruit (HDS) PBZ - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$459 - $671

Cheapest option

Bus, car train via Nelspruit  •  42 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Plettenburg Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the car train from Port Elizabeth to Vereeniging
  3. Take the car train from Vereeniging to Johannesburg Park
  4. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  5. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$82 - $115

5 alternative options

Fly to Phalaborwa  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) to Phalaborwa (PHW) PBZ - PHW

$209 - $401

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  30 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Plettenberg Bay to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$115 - $166

Bus InterCape  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Plettenburg Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$107 - $149

Bus, car train  •  36 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Plettenburg Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the car train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$100 - $135

Drive  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park 1048.9 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

CemAir, South African Airways and Mango fly from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park via George, Johannesburg, and Phalaborwa in around 30 h 41 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Phalaborwa via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $50
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Vereeniging
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $50
Car train from Vereeniging to Johannesburg Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $22
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Plettenberg Bay to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Plettenburg Bay to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park?

The distance between Plettenberg Bay and Kruger National Park is 1369 km. The road distance is 1678 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park is to bus and car train which costs R 1 000 - R 1 500 and takes 42 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park?

The quickest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park is to fly which takes 7 h 18 min and costs R 2 500 - R 5 000.

How long does it take to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park?

It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park, including transfers.