There are 6 ways to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park by plane, taxi, car or bus

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 Phalaborwa  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Phalaborwa (PHW) PLZ - PHW

$262 - $590

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$79 - $117

4 alternative options

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Hoedspruit (HDS) PLZ - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$209 - $460

Fly to Skukuza, drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Skukuza (SZK) PLZ - SZK
  2. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$128 - $290

Bus InterCape  •  26 h 52 min

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

$92 - $126

Drive  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park 990.2 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Elizabeth and Kruger National Park is 1248 km. The road distance is 1584.3 km.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 32 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Phalaborwa 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 Kruger National Park is 1584 km. It takes approximately 16 h 44 min to drive from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park.

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Safair, British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Port Elizabeth Airport to Phalaborwa Airport.

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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 .

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Map of how to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 780 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines fly from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park via Pretoria and Phalaborwa in around 25 h 32 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Phalaborwa via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Hoedspruit via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Skukuza via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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