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There are 9 ways to get from Witbank to Cradock by shuttle, plane, car, bus, taxi, train or car train

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Shuttle, fly to East London, drive  •  7h 59m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to OR Tambo Airport
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to East London (ELS) JNB - ELS
  3. Drive from East London to Cradock

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Drive, car train  •  16h 49m

  1. Drive from Witbank to Germiston
  2. Take the car train from Germiston to Cradock

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Shuttle, fly to Umtata, drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to OR Tambo Airport
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Umtata (UTT) JNB - UTT
  3. Drive from Umtata to Cradock

Shuttle, fly to Bloemfontein, bus, taxi  •  10h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to OR Tambo Airport
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  3. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Middelburg
  4. Take a taxi from Middelburg to Cradock

Shuttle, fly to Port Elizabeth, bus, taxi  •  11h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to OR Tambo Airport
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) JNB - PLZ
  3. Take the bus from Port Elizabeth station to Middelburg
  4. Take a taxi from Middelburg to Cradock

Shuttle, bus, taxi via Kroonstad  •  14h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to Kroonstad
  2. Take the bus from Kroonstad to Middelburg
  3. Take a taxi from Middelburg to Cradock

Shuttle, train, bus, taxi  •  14h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to Sandton
  2. Take the train from Sandton to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Middelburg
  4. Take a taxi from Middelburg to Cradock

Shuttle, bus, taxi  •  14h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Witbank to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Middelburg
  3. Take a taxi from Middelburg to Cradock

Drive  •  9h 45m

  1. Drive from Witbank to Cradock 953.3 km
Witbank → Cradock
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cradock is 0800 029 999.

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The cheapest way to get from Witbank to Cradock is to drive and car train which costs R 490 - R 750 and takes 16h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Witbank to Cradock is to drive which takes 9h 45m and costs R 2 200 - R 3 300.

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The distance between Witbank and Cradock is 783 km. The road distance is 953.3 km.

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The best way to get from Witbank to Cradock without a car is to shuttle and bus and taxi via Kroonstad which takes 14h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Witbank to Cradock, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to East London Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Witbank to Cradock is 953 km. It takes approximately 9h 45m to drive from Witbank to Cradock.

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Airlink and Safair offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to East London Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Cradock. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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The best way to get from Witbank to Johannesburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 18m and costs .

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Map of how to get from Witbank to Cradock.
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  • Distance: 782.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Witbank, South Africa and Cradock, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Witbank to Cradock. However, you can take the shuttle to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to East London, then take the drive to Cradock. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Umtata, then take the drive to Cradock.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to East London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 100 - R 2 600
Flights from Johannesburg to Umtata
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 600 - R 4 100
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 600 - R 3 500
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 6 500
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to East London
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 850 - R 2 600
Flights from Johannesburg to East London via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 850 - R 2 600
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 000 - R 2 900
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth via Durban
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 000 - R 2 900
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 300 - R 2 900
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 3 900
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R 600 - R 4 700
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Sandton to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 60 - R 140
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
R 76
Off-peak
R 61
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Germiston to Cradock
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 200 - R 300
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 200 - R 290
1st Class
R 350 - R 470
Bus operators
Citybug Shuttle Services
Phone
0861 33 44 33
Email
info@citybug.co.za
Website
citybug.co.za
Shuttle from Witbank to OR Tambo Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
citybug.co.za
Shuttle from Witbank to Kroonstad
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
citybug.co.za
Shuttle from Witbank to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
citybug.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+ (011) 852 6120
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Middelburg
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 290 - R 380
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
ec.bookings.ratality.com
Bus from Port Elizabeth station to Middelburg
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 300 - R 400
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
ec.bookings.ratality.com
Bus from Kroonstad to Middelburg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 350 - R 460
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
ec.bookings.ratality.com
Bus from Pretoria to Middelburg
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 380 - R 550
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
ec.bookings.ratality.com
TransMagnific
Phone
(+268) 2404 9977
Email
info@goswaziland.co.sz
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Witbank to Sandton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Other operators
Taxi from Middelburg to Cradock
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Estimated price
R 1 100 - R 1 400

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