There are 4 ways to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town by plane, bus or car

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 from Margate  •  5 h 53 min

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

$102 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portshepstone to Cape Town

$45 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus to Durban, fly  •  6 h

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

$77 - $252

Drive  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Port Shepstone to Cape Town 1095 miles

$160 - $250

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

CemAir, Comair and three other airlines fly from Port Shepstone to Cape Town 5 times a day. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Port Shepstone to Cape Town twice daily. Tickets cost $57 and the journey takes 22 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Sun City
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Durban to Capetown via East London
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Lanseria
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $220
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
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
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
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$57
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
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Shepstone and Cape Town is 1184 km. The road distance is 1752 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs R 1 200 - R 2 400.

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 22 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town, including transfers.