There are 11 ways to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park by ferry, plane, taxi, car, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, fly to Phalaborwa  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Phalaborwa (PHW) CPT - PHW

$258 - $778

Cheapest option

Ferry, car train, bus  •  39 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Take the car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa

$113 - $161

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Ferry, fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Hoedspruit (HDS) CPT - HDS
  3. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$335 - $938

Ferry, fly to Ngala, taxi  •  10 h

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Ngala (NGL) CPT - NGL
  3. Take a taxi from Ngala to Kruger National Park

$270 - $723

Ferry, fly to Ulusaba, taxi  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Ulusaba (ULX) CPT - ULX
  3. Take a taxi from Ulusaba to Kruger National Park

$310 - $773

Ferry, fly to Skukuza, drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Skukuza (SZK) CPT - SZK
  3. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$254 - $678

Ferry, fly to Nelspruit, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Nelspruit (MQP) CPT - MQP
  3. Take the bus from Whiteriver to Phalaborwa

$254 - $667

Ferry, bus  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Take the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$138 - $181

Ferry, bus Greyhound ZA  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Take the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa

$123 - $176

Ferry, train, bus  •  38 h 48 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
  4. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$305 - $359

Ferry, train, car train, bus  •  44 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
  2. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  3. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  4. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$295 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park is to ferry and bus which costs R 1 700 - R 2 600 and takes 31 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park is to ferry and fly and taxi which costs R 4 800 - R 14 000 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Robben Island and Kruger National Park is 1676 km.

The best way to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 31 h 18 min and costs R 2 000 - R 2 700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Phalaborwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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South African Airways offers flights from Capetown Airport to Phalaborwa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Robben Island to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 1047.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between Robben Island, South Africa and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Robben Island to Kruger National Park. However, you can take the ferry to Cape Town, take the walk to The Clock Tower, take the bus to CapeTown Convention Center, take the walk to Civic Centre, take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Phalaborwa, then take the taxi to Kruger National Park. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Cape Town, take the walk to The Clock Tower, take the bus to CapeTown Convention Center, take the walk to Civic Centre, take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Hoedspruit, then take the taxi to Kruger National Park.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Upington, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Skukuza, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Kimberley, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Sun City, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Phalaborwa via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Capetown to Ngala via Skukuza
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Ngala via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Ngala via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Ulusaba via Skukuza
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Ulusaba via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Ulusaba via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Capetown to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$216
November - April
$233
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $55
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Whiteriver to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Ferry operators
Robben island Tours
Phone
+27 (0)21 413 4200
Email
infow@robben-island.org.za
Website
robben-island.org.za
Ferry from Murray's Bay to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
robben-island.org.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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