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Phone Numbers (no prank calls please):
· Cape Town Airport: 021 937 1200
· SA Airlink CPT: 021 936 2111
· Kruger Airport: 013 753 7500

shortest flight path from Nelspruit to Cape Town

Cheap Flights from Nelspruit to Cape Town

The Kruger and the Cape are the big 2 destinations for foreign tourists in South Africa (the other of the big 3 in southern Africa, is the Victoria Falls). Unfortunately this is one of those routes where a price war hasn't broken out between SA Express and SA Airlink, and it's only Airlink operating direct flights from Nelspruit to Cape Town. Your alternatives are to do a 1-stop via Johannesburg, or what I usually do is drive from Nelspruit to Johannesburg, and then fly from Johannesburg to Cape Town).

SA Airlink operates daily flights, which are scheduled to leave Nelspruit at 13h15 and all going well, land in CPT at 15h55.

(also see Hoedspruit to Cape Town flights)


SA Airlink flights to Cape Town from Nelspruit are scheduled to take 2 hours and 40 minutes, and are flown in Avro RJ85 Avroliner (AR8) jets, which seat up to 112 passengers.



Nelspruit (MQP) to Cape Town Airport (CPT)



If you don't want to drive yourself, you can catch a bus trip from Nelspruit to Cape Town:

Intercape bus

The Intercape bus operates a traditional bus service across a vast network of South Africa and some of its neighbouring countries.

Baz bus

Baz Bus operates a hop-on hop-off bus tour across South Africa, and is especially popular amongst backpackers, stopping off at 180 youth hostels along its route. On your way from Nelspruit to Cape Town you can stop off at Manzini, Durban, Umtata, East London, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay, George and many other towns.

This is the usual route to drive, via Johannesburg. It's 1762km from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to Cape Town International Airport, and takes some 17 hours (probably a good idea to stop somewhere along the way, rather than doing it in one stint).

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Take the N2 to get to Cape Town city

Car rentals at Cape Town Airport

The following is a list of companies offering car rentals at Cape Town Airport:

Europcar Cape Town

Avis car hire

Budget rent a car

First Car Rental

Hertz car rental

Tempest car hire

Thrifty car rental

Cape Town shuttle services

There are a number of companies offering Cape Town shuttle services.

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