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

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

$264 - $595

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  25 h 33 min

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

$83 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  6 h 5 min

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

$214 - $465

Fly to Skukuza, drive  •  7 h 57 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 53 min

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

$97 - $135

Bus, train, car train  •  40 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to King William's Town
  2. Take the train from Berlin to Johannesburg Park
  3. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  4. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$88 - $137

Drive  •  16 h 46 min

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

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park is to bus which costs R 1 100 - R 1 700 and takes 25 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Kruger National Park is to fly which costs R 3 500 - R 8 000 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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

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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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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 33 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
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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
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
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Berlin to Johannesburg Park
Ave. Duration
19 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $20
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
$29
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.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
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
$40 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to King William's Town
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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