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There are 9 ways to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay by plane, bus, train, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) JNB - PBZ

$154 - $328

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Bus Eldo Coaches  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Port Elizabeth
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenburg Bay

$40 - $46

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Fly Johannesburg to George, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to George (GRJ) JNB - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenberg Bay

$88 - $308

Fly Lanseria to George, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to George (GRJ) HLA - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenberg Bay

$153 - $424

Fly Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JNB - PLZ
  2. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay

$89 - $289

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to George
  2. Take the bus from George to Plettenberg Bay

$47 - $65

Train, drive  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
  3. Drive from Beaufort West to Plettenberg Bay

$196 - $250

Train, car train, bus  •  26 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
  3. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenburg Bay

Drive  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay 748.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay is to bus which costs R 550 - R 650 and takes 19 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay is to fly which costs R 2 200 - R 4 700 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay. However, there are services departing from Pretoria and arriving at Plettenburg Bay via Port Elizabeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 33 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Plettenberg Bay is 1034 km. The road distance is 1196.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 33 min and costs R 550 - R 650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay, including transfers.

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Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, depart from Pretoria station.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs R 2 200 - R 4 700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 550 - R 650 and takes 19 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Plettenburg Bay station.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay.
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  • Distance: 645.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa?

CemAir flies from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay via Port Elizabeth and Port Elizabeth in around 19 h 33 min.

Airlines
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lanseria to George
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Lanseria to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$169
November - April
$183
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to George
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenburg Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay is 1197 km. It takes approximately 14 h 30 min to drive from Pretoria to Plettenberg Bay.

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CemAir offers flights from Johannesburg Airport to Plettenberg Bay Airport.

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There are 473+ hotels available in Plettenberg Bay. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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