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There are 6 ways to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Port Shepstone

$25 - $35

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Bus via Portshepstone  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Portshepstone

Bus via Port Shepstone  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Durban
  2. Take the bus from Durban to Port Shepstone

$29 - $39

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone 187.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Margate  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Margate (MGH) RCB - MGH

$199 - $315

Fly to Durban, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Richards Bay (RCB) to Durban (DUR) RCB - DUR
  2. Take the bus from Durban Airport to Port Shepstone

$81 - $188

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The cheapest way to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone is to bus which costs R 360 - R 550 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone is to drive which costs R 410 - R 600 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone. However, there are services departing from Richards Bay and arriving at Port Shepstone via Durban. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Richards Bay and Port Shepstone is 266 km. The road distance is 300.6 km.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs R 360 - R 550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone, including transfers.

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Richards Bay to Port Shepstone bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Richards Bay station.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs R 360 - R 550. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs R 2 800 - R 4 600 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Richards Bay Airport to Margate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Richards Bay to Port Shepstone bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Port Shepstone station.

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Map of how to get from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone.
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  • Distance: 166.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Richards Bay, South Africa and Port Shepstone, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone via Durban in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, CemAir and Airlink fly from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone twice daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Richards Bay to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Richards Bay to Durban via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Richards Bay to Durban via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Richards Bay to Durban via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Richards Bay to Margate via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Durban
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Portshepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Durban Airport to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Richards Bay to Port Shepstone is 301 km. It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to drive from Richards Bay to Port Shepstone.

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

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There are 497+ hotels available in Port Shepstone. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richards Bay to Richards Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs R 150 - R 190.

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