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There are 5 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, taxi  •  7 h 50 min

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

$443 - $654

Cheapest option

Bus via Port Elizabeth  •  32 h 22 min

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

$93 - $131

3 alternative options

Bus  •  29 h 19 min

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

$104 - $156

Bus, car train  •  42 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Plettenberg Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
  3. Take the car train from Cookhouse to Germiston
  4. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  5. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$97 - $150

Drive  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park 1051.3 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park is to bus which costs R 1 300 - R 1 900 and takes 32 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park is to fly and taxi which costs R 6 000 - R 9 500 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Plettenberg Bay and Kruger National Park is 1369 km. The road distance is 1682 km.

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The best way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 19 min and costs R 1 400 - R 2 300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Plettenberg Bay Airport to Hoedspruit Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park is 1682 km. It takes approximately 18 h 12 min to drive from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park.

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South African Airways, Airlink and CemAir offer flights from Plettenberg Bay Airport to Hoedspruit Airport.

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The best way to get from Plettenberg Bay to Plettenberg Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs R 110 - R 140.

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Map of how to get from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 855.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Plettenberg Bay to Kruger National Park via George, Johannesburg, Johannesburg Park, Nelspruit, and Phalaborwa in around 29 h 19 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $550
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cookhouse to Germiston
Ave. Duration
16 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $35
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Plettenberg Bay to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from George to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Plettenberg Bay to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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