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There are 4 ways to get from Port Elizabeth to Cradock by bus, car train or car

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Car train  •  28h 25m

  1. Take the car train from Port Elizabeth to Cradock

$6 - $9

2 alternative options

Bus, car train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
  2. Take the car train from Cookhouse to Cradock

$16 - $23

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Port Elizabeth to Cradock 154.9 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Cradock is to car train which costs R 85 - R 130 and takes 28h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Cradock is to bus which costs R 220 - R 310 and takes 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Elizabeth and arriving at Cradock. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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The distance between Port Elizabeth and Cradock is 200 km. The road distance is 247.8 km.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Cradock without a car is to bus which takes 3h 10m and costs R 220 - R 310.

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The bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock takes 3h 10m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Port Elizabeth to Cradock bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Port Elizabeth station.

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Port Elizabeth to Cradock bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Cradock station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Elizabeth to Cradock is 248 km. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Port Elizabeth to Cradock.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Cradock. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Elizabeth to Cradock.
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  • Distance: 124.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Cradock, South Africa?

Citiliner operates a bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cookhouse to Cradock
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $8
Car train from Port Elizabeth to Cradock
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cradock
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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