There are 5 ways to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town by plane, bus, car or car train

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Fly from Margate  •  5 h 48 min

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

$97 - $188

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Bus  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portshepstone to Cape Town

$35 - $80

3 alternative options

Bus to Durban, fly  •  5 h 55 min

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

$73 - $251

Drive, car train  •  27 h 14 min

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

$102 - $148

Drive  •  18 h 40 min

  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 22 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town is to fly which costs R 1 400 - R 2 800 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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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 22 h 45 min.

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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 22 h 45 min and costs R 550 - R 1 200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min 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 5 h 48 min and costs R 1 400 - R 2 800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 550 - R 1 200 and takes 22 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Margate Airport to Capetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Comair, Mango and CemAir offer flights from Margate Airport to Capetown Airport.

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Map of how to get from Port Shepstone to Cape Town.
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  • Distance: 739.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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 3 times a day. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Port Shepstone to Cape Town twice daily. Tickets cost $48 and the journey takes 22 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Flights from Margate to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $220
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Springfontein to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $40
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
$14
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
$48
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
$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
25 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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