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There are 6 ways to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town by bus, plane, car or car train

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Bus to Durban, fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Port Shepstone to Durban Airport
  2. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Capetown (CPT) DUR - CPT

$73 - $251

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Bus TransLux Express  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Portshepstone to Cape Town

$40 - $80

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Fly from Margate  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Margate (MGH) to Capetown (CPT) MGH - CPT

$97 - $209

Drive, car train  •  25h 51m

  1. Drive from Port Shepstone to Noupoort
  2. Take the car train from Noupoort to Cape Town

$114 - $165

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  28h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Port Shepstone to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Cape Town

$54 - $59

Drive  •  18h 40m

  1. Drive from Port Shepstone to Cape Town 1095 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town is to bus which costs R 550 - R 1 200 and takes 22h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town is to fly which costs R 1 300 - R 3 000 and takes 5h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Portshepstone and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h 45m.

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The distance between Port Shepstone and Cape Town is 1184 km. The road distance is 1752.1 km.

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The best way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 22h 45m and costs R 550 - R 1 200.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town, including transfers.

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Port Shepstone to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Portshepstone station.

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The best way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town is to fly which takes 5h 48m and costs R 1 300 - R 3 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 550 - R 1 200 and takes 22h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Durban Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Port Shepstone to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Cape Town station.

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Map of how to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town.
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  • Distance: 739.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Port Shepstone, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa?

CemAir, Comair and five other airlines fly from Port Shepstone to Cape Town every 3 hours. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Port Shepstone to Cape Town twice daily. Tickets cost $50 and the journey takes 22h 45m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $180
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Lanseria
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $200
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Noupoort to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Durban Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Portshepstone to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Port Shepstone to Cape Town is 1752 km. It takes approximately 18h 40m to drive from Port Shepstone to Cape Town.

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South African Airways, Comair, Mango and two other airlines offer flights from Durban Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 3593+ hotels available in Cape Town. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Port Shepstone to Margate Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs R 260 - R 310.

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