There are 5 ways to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar by bus, taxi, car train, car, plane or train

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Bus, taxi  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Colesburg
  2. Take the bus from Colesburg to Hanover
  3. Take a taxi from Hanover to De Aar

$45 - $60

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Bus, car train via Queenstown  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Queenstown
  2. Take the car train from Queenstown to De Aar

$27 - $38

3 alternative options

Bus Citiliner, car train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Springfontein
  2. Take the car train from Springfontein to De Aar

$32 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Port Elizabeth to De Aar 308.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Kimberley (KIM) PLZ - KIM
  2. Take the train from Kimberley to De Aar

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The cheapest way to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar is to bus and car train which costs R 400 - R 600 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar is to drive which costs R 700 - R 1 100 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Port Elizabeth and De Aar is 398 km. The road distance is 493.2 km.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 46 min and costs R 700 - R 850.

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It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Kimberley Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Elizabeth to De Aar is 493 km. It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to drive from Port Elizabeth to De Aar.

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Mango, British Airways, CemAir and South African Airways offer flights from Port Elizabeth Airport to Kimberley Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in De Aar. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Port Elizabeth Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs R 60 - R 75.

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Map of how to get from Port Elizabeth to De Aar.
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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 46 min

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

There is no direct connection from Port Elizabeth to De Aar. However, you can take the bus to Colesburg, take the bus to Hanover, then take the taxi to De Aar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Port Elizabeth to De Aar via Springfontein and Springfontein in around 12 h 55 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Kimberley via Capetown
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Kimberley via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Springfontein to De Aar
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$10 - $14
Car train from Queenstown to De Aar
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $22
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Kimberley to De Aar
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Bus from Colesburg to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hanover to De Aar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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