There are 8 ways to get from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) by plane, taxi, bus, car train, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Nelspruit  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Nelspruit (MQP) PLZ - MQP

$184 - $805

Cheapest option

Bus, train, car train  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to East London
  2. Take the train from East London to Johannesburg Park
  3. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit

$46 - $72

6 alternative options

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Skukuza (SZK) PLZ - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Nelspruit Airport (MQP)

$174 - $345

Bus via Johannesburg Park  •  20 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit

$74 - $100

Bus  •  21 h 43 min

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

$73 - $111

Bus Citiliner  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Midrand
  2. Take the bus from Midrand to Whiteriver

$73 - $100

Bus, car train  •  26 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit

$66 - $89

Drive  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) 894.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The distance between Port Elizabeth and Nelspruit Airport (MQP) is 1090 km. The road distance is 1431.3 km.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Nelspruit Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) is 1431 km. It takes approximately 15 h 39 min to drive from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP).

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

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There are 175+ hotels available in Nelspruit Airport (MQP). Prices start at $38 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 .

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Map of how to get from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP).
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  • Distance: 681.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Port Elizabeth, South Africa and Nelspruit Airport (MQP), South Africa?

South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines fly from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit Airport (MQP) via Johannesburg, Johannesburg Park, and Nelspruit in around 20 h 54 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit via Johannesburg, Livingstone
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Nelspruit via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
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
Train from East London to Johannesburg Park
Ave. Duration
20 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $40
Bus operators
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
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$18
Flexi
$28
Full Flexi
$17
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
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 Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Midrand
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Whiteriver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Port Elizabeth to East London
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Skukuza to Nelspruit Airport (MQP)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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