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There are 8 ways to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg by plane, taxi, shuttle, bus, car train or car

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Fly to Sun City  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Sun City (NTY) PLZ - NTY

$119 - $400

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Bus, car train, taxi  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
  2. Take the car train from Cookhouse to Johannesburg
  3. Take a taxi from Johannesburg to Rustenburg

$108 - $153

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Fly to Lanseria, taxi  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Lanseria (HLA) PLZ - HLA
  2. Take a taxi from Lanseria to Rustenburg

$229 - $525

Fly to Johannesburg, shuttle  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) PLZ - JNB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City

$219 - $420

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Rustenburg

Bus Citiliner  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Rustenburg

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  17 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Rustenburg

Drive  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg 729.6 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg is to drive which costs R 1 600 - R 2 400 and takes 13 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg is to fly which costs R 1 700 - R 6 000 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg. However, there are services departing from Port Elizabeth and arriving at Rustenburg via Welkom. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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The distance between Port Elizabeth and Rustenburg is 935 km. The road distance is 1167.4 km.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg, including transfers.

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Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, depart from Port Elizabeth station.

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The best way to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs R 1 700 - R 6 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Sun City Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg bus services, operated by Vaal Maseru, arrive at Rustenburg station.

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Map of how to get from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg.
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  • Distance: 584.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

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

South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines fly from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg via Welkom in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Sun City via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Sun City via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Capetown
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Capetown
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Durban
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Lanseria via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cookhouse to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Shuttle King
Phone
+27 79 429 5869
Email
info@shuttleking.co.za
Website
shuttleking.co.za
Shuttle from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sun City
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130
Schedules at
shuttleking.co.za
(Capacity 1-3 PAX)
$130
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Welkom
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Welkom to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Welkom
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Cookhouse
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Welkom
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Lanseria to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg is 1167 km. It takes approximately 13 h 21 min to drive from Port Elizabeth to Rustenburg.

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British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Port Elizabeth Airport to Sun City Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Rustenburg. 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 R 60 - R 75.

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