Travel and Transportation

Rhodes University Transportation

The nearest airport to Grahamstown is Port Elizabeth (PLZ) which is approximately 130km away. There are several car hire companies with offices at the airport, to be arranged privately, and shuttles are available which may be booked through us. Transportation in a shuttle will be charged in addition to your registration, so please ensure that you tick the correct options upon registration. Please note that the shuttles will be available at set times which will be sent to you once you have confirmed your time of arrival and departure. We will do our best to keep you as comfortable as possible during your wait to your shuttle departure time.

Rhodes - Costs and Information

Airport to Rhodes University R 300 pp per transfer
Rhodes University to Airport R 300 pp per transfer

Other Information

  1. There are numerous taxi operators parked outside the airport at arrivals.
    The rate is approximately R260 per person per transfer.


Other Shuttle Services - Contact Details

Blunden Tours
Tel:  (041) 451 4803
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Rons Tours
Tel:  0828713419 / 0798556701
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Symphony Shuttle Services (Elton Williams)
Tel:  082 921 5452
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