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flight path from Durban to Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Flights Durban to Nelspruit (Kruger)

As only Airlink operate direct flights from Durban to Nelspruit, your choices for getting the cheapest airfare are limited, unless you're willing to fly 1-stop via Johannesburg. The Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) services the town of Nelspruit, and is close to the Kruger National Park.

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Airlines flying from Durban to Nelspruit



Durban to Nelspruit Airport

non-stop (1h20m)

Drive from Durban to Nelspruit

Your options are to drive through Swaziland (487km) which involves 2 border crossings, or around the south-west edge of Swaziland. On the way you'll see the Valley of a Thousand Hills, the St Lucia Wetlands, Kosi Bay and Sodwana Bay.

Coaches, buses & trains

Baz Bus (hop on hop off)

Citiliner coach

City to City coach

Greyhound coach

Intercape coach

SA Roadlink coach

Translux coach

There are no direct train trips from Durban to Nelspruit.

Charter flights from Nelspruit

To get a quote for a charter flight from Nelspruit, email your details to (please be aware that charter flights are significantly more expensive than regular scheduled flights).

Car hire at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport

Here are your options for Kruger Airport car hire:

Avis car rental

Budget car rental

Europcar hire

First Car Hire

Hertz car hire

Tempest car rental

Thrifty car rental

Accommodation in and near Nelspruit

Having landed in Nelspruit and rented a car, you may want to stay in Nelspruit, in the Kruger National Park or in beautiful White River.

Accommodation in Nelspruit

Here's a list of guest houses, bed & breakfasts and other accommodation in Nelspruit (South Africa):

map of South Africa with Nelspruit in it
Accommodation in the Kruger National Park

Your options for accommodation in the Kruger National Park:

an elephant dusting itself in the Kruger National Park
Accommodation in White River

Beautiful White River is situated in between Nelspruit and Hazyview. Here are your options for accommodation in White River:

early morning mist on the Pine Lake, with the pool in the foreground

Map centred on Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport


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