Local transport


There is no direct train to the airport. You can get to Port Elizabeth station easily by bus or taxi. Busses leave in front of the departure hall. For more information, please visit the South-Africa Railways website. The famous Apple Express steam train leaves from Port Elizabeth's Humewood station.

Car and bus

The airport is located about 5 kilometers west of Port Elisabeth. Take Route 11 to Alister Miller Road. The airport is clearly indicated on road signs.

Busses are parked in front of the departure hall. You can book shuttle busses in advance or order them from the arrival hall.

Car rental Port Elizabeth Airport

There are several car rental agencies at the airport: Avis, Europcar, Budget, Hertz, National, Tempest-Sixt and Thrifty. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are parked in front of the departure hall. You can book a taxi with van Hurters Taxi (tel. +27(0)41 585 5500) or Beach Cab (tel. +27(0)83 476 1079).

Parking at the airport

In front of the terminal there are several parking facilities for short term parking (up to 8 hours), but also for long term parking. There are covered parking spaces and garages available. For more information please contact tel. +27(0)41 851 0588.