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There are 4 ways to get from St Francis Bay to Yamal Peninsula by bus or plane

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Bus to Port Elizabeth, fly to Salekhard, travel  •  42h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Salekhard (SLY) PLZ - SLY
  3. Travel from Salekhard to Yamal Peninsula

3 alternative options

Bus to Port Elizabeth, fly to Vorkuta, travel  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Vorkuta (VKT) PLZ - VKT
  3. Travel from Vorkuta to Yamal Peninsula

Bus to George, fly to Salekhard, travel  •  45h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Wilderness
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Salekhard (SLY) GRJ - SLY
  3. Travel from Salekhard to Yamal Peninsula

Bus to George, fly to Vorkuta, travel  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Wilderness
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Vorkuta (VKT) GRJ - VKT
  3. Travel from Vorkuta to Yamal Peninsula
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Yamal Peninsula is 8-800-2000-112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Yamal Peninsula is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Yamal Peninsula is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 8-800-2000-112.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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The distance between St Francis Bay and Yamal Peninsula is 12207 km.

It takes approximately 42h 40m to get from St Francis Bay to Yamal Peninsula, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Port Elizabeth Airport to Salekhard Airport. The quickest flight takes 35h and has three stopovers.

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Yamal Peninsula is 3h ahead of St Francis Bay. It is currently 5:39 AM in St Francis Bay and 8:39 AM in Yamal Peninsula.

Safair, British Airways, Egyptair and two other airlines offer flights from Port Elizabeth Airport to Salekhard Airport.

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Map of how to get from St Francis Bay to Yamal Peninsula.
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  • Distance: 12206.7 km
  • Duration: 42h 40m

What companies run services between St Francis Bay, South Africa and Yamal Peninsula, Russia?

There is no direct connection from St Francis Bay to Yamal Peninsula. However, you can take the taxi to Jeffrey’s Bay, take the bus to Port Elizabeth, take the taxi to Port Elizabeth airport, fly to Salekhard, then take the travel to Yamal Peninsula. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Jeffrey’s Bay, take the bus to Port Elizabeth, take the taxi to Port Elizabeth airport, fly to Vorkuta, then take the travel to Yamal Peninsula.

Airlines
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Vorkuta via Durban, Dubai, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
42h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 37000 - RUB 100000
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Vorkuta via Johannesburg, Dubai, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
43h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 37000 - RUB 100000
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Vorkuta via Capetown, Dubai, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
44h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 40000 - RUB 110000
Flights from George to Vorkuta via Capetown, Dubai, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
42h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 48000 - RUB 130000
Flights from George to Vorkuta via Johannesburg, Dubai, Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
44h 52m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RUB 46000 - RUB 120000
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Salekhard via Johannesburg, Doha, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
29h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 36000 - RUB 95000
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Salekhard via Johannesburg, Cairo, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 30000 - RUB 85000
Flights from George to Salekhard via Johannesburg, Doha, Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
28h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 45000 - RUB 120000
Flights from George to Salekhard via Johannesburg, Cairo, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RUB 37000 - RUB 110000
Flights from George to Salekhard via Johannesburg, Dubai, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
38h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RUB 46000 - RUB 120000
Flights from George to Salekhard via Capetown, Vienna, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
39h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
RUB 50000 - RUB 130000
Bus operators
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
Bus from Jeffrey’s Bay to Wilderness
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com

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