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There are 5 ways to get from Richards Bay to Beitbridge by plane, car, bus or taxi

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Fly Richards Bay to Hoedspruit, drive  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) RCB - HDS
  2. Drive from Hoedspruit to Beitbridge

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Bus, drive  •  19h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
  3. Drive from Louis Trichardt to Beitbridge

3 alternative options

Fly Richards Bay to Polokwane International, bus, taxi  •  9h 16m

  1. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Polokwane International (PTG) RCB - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
  3. Take a taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina

Bus to Durban, fly to Polokwane International, bus, taxi  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Durban
  2. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Polokwane International (PTG) DUR - PTG
  3. Take the bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
  4. Take a taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina

Drive  •  12h 42m

  1. Drive from Richards Bay to Beitbridge 1132.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Richards Bay to Beitbridge is to bus and drive which costs R 950 - R 1 800 and takes 19h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Richards Bay to Beitbridge is to fly and drive which takes 8h 45m and costs R 4 100 - R 12 000.

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The distance between Richards Bay and Beitbridge is 758 km. The road distance is 1132.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 45m to get from Richards Bay to Beitbridge, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Richards Bay Airport to Hoedspruit Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richards Bay to Beitbridge is 1132 km. It takes approximately 12h 42m to drive from Richards Bay to Beitbridge.

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CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Richards Bay Airport to Hoedspruit Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Beitbridge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Richards Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs R 85 - R 110.

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Map of how to get from Richards Bay to Beitbridge.
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  • Distance: 758.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 45m

What companies run services between Richards Bay, South Africa and Beitbridge, Zimbabwe?

There is no direct connection from Richards Bay to Beitbridge. However, you can take the taxi to Richards Bay airport, fly to Hoedspruit, then take the drive to Beitbridge. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Richards Bay airport, fly to Polokwane International, take the taxi to Polokwane, take the bus to Louis Trichardt, take the taxi to Musina, then take the bus to Beitbridge.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Richards Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Richards Bay to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Durban to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Durban to Polokwane International via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Richards Bay to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
bookings@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Durban
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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