Transport in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa

Getting There

By air: The closest airport to Jeffrey’s Bay is located in Port Elizabeth. This airport is served by domestic flights from numerous destinations in South Africa including Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Port Elizabeth is about an hour’s drive from Jbay. Shuttle services between Port Elizabeth Airport and Jbay are provided by a number of companies including J-Bay Cabs.

By bus: Jeffrey’s Bay is serviced by a number of South Africa’s major bus companies including Baz Bus, Intercape and Greyhound which connect the town with plenty of different cities and towns throughout South Africa.

Getting Around

On foot: J-bay is a pretty small spot so you’ll be able to get from Dolphin Beach to the main drag on foot. However, if you want to head out to Marina Martinique, Fountains Mall or other spots just outside of town, you’ll need some form of transport. At night, it’s better to walk in a group or avail of one of the options mentioned below.

By taxi: Private taxis such as the service provided by J-Bay Cabs offer a quick and easy way to get around town, especially at night.

By car: Having a car is really handy for getting around J-bay especially on hot summer days or on days when you want to head a little further afield than the main drag. Europcar South Africa, which has an office at 98 Da Gama Road, offers car rental services here.

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