how to get to south africa cheap


Getting to South Africa on the Cheap

South Africa is a large and varied country, so there are many ways to get there cheaply depending on your budget and preferences.

If you’re looking to save money, flying into Johannesburg is typically the cheapest option. From Johannesburg, you can take a short flight or bus ride to most other parts of the country.

If you have a bit more to spend, consider flying into Cape Town. Cape Town International Airport is well connected to most major cities in South Africa, so you can easily get around without having to worry about long journeys.

Once you’re in South Africa, there are plenty of ways to get around without spending a lot of money. Buses are generally the cheapest option, but they can be slow and uncomfortable.

If you’re looking for a more comfortable option, consider taking the train. South Africa’s rail network is extensive and offers a great way to see the country. Tickets are relatively cheap, but be sure to book in advance as prices can increase during peak times.

Finally, if you’re feeling adventurous, you could always hitchhike. Hitchhiking is relatively safe in South Africa and is a great way to meet locals and save money. Just be sure to use common sense and be cautious when hitchhiking.

Whatever your budget, there are plenty of ways to get to South Africa cheaply. With a little bit of planning, you can easily find a way to get to this amazing country without spending a lot of money.

There are many ways to get to South Africa cheaply. One way is to fly into Johannesburg or Cape Town International Airport and then take a domestic flight to your final destination. Another way is to take a bus or train from Johannesburg or Cape Town to Durban, which is a cheaper option than flying. You can also take a bus from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, which is a cheaper option than flying.

If you are flying into Johannesburg, you can take a bus from the airport to your hotel for about R200 (US$14). If you are flying into Cape Town, you can take the MyCiti bus from the airport to your hotel for about R60 (US$4).

If you are taking a bus or train from Johannesburg to Durban, you can expect to pay around R400 (US$28) for a one-way ticket. If you are taking a bus from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth, you can expect to pay around R250 (US$18) for a one-way ticket.

There are many ways to get around South Africa cheaply. One way is to use the bus system. Another way is to use the train system.

If you are using the bus system, you can purchase a bus pass for about R300 (US$21) per month. This bus pass will allow you to use any bus in South Africa. If you are using the train system, you can purchase a train pass for about R600 (US$42) per month. This train pass will allow you to use any train in South Africa.

If you are looking for a cheap place to stay, there are many hostels and guesthouses available. Hostels typically cost about R200 (US$14) per night. Guesthouses typically cost about R400 (US$28) per night.


Latest posts

  • Johnny Clegg

    Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg was born June 7, 1953 in Rochdale near Manchester in England. Already in his youth, Johnny Clegg, a white, English-speaking person with what he called a ‘secular Jewish’ upbringing in Britain, Israel, Zimbabwe and South Africa, became interested in Zulu street music and took part in traditional Zulu dance competitions. As a […]

    Read more

  • Wessels

    Away fro city life… I met a European couple (the guy from the Netherlands and the girl from UK) in Australia a couple of years ago. They are now planning to come visit South Africa later this year and I thought it may be useful for European travellers to hear a South African’s opinion of […]

    Read more

  • how many months income do you need for a mortgage in south africa

    It is a common misconception that you need a large deposit to get a mortgage in South Africa. You can actually get a mortgage with a deposit of as little as 3% of the purchase price. However, the size of your deposit will affect the interest rate you are offered and the amount you will […]

    Read more