Portugal play their opening game against Cote d'Ivoire in Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth. They then switch to Cape Town to play against Korea DPR.
This is a must-see route between the two cities and is very popular. Commonly known as 'the Garden Route' in South Africa, this journey will take you along the country's spectacular coastline.
Travel options from Nelson Mandela Bay/Port Elizabeth to Cape Town
By plane: You can take a flight from Port Elizabeth airport to Cape Town International, with a flight time of around 1hr10min. To get to Port Elizabeth Airport, you must find your way to Aerodrome road.
By car: Driving between the two cities is well worth the eight-hour trip, which passes through towns such as Knysna, Jeffreys Bay and Plettenberg Bay. Though the total distance of the trip is 756km, this rewarding route is one of the most beautiful in South Africa.
By bus: There are a number of options available, with regular bus services between the two cities.
Portugal will then move from Cape Town to Durban to take on the Brazilians. As two popular coastal destinations in South Africa, there are a number of travel options, with flying being the most popular.
Travel options from Cape Town to Durban
By plane: There are a number of flights between Durban International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. A flight takes 2 hours in total between the two cities. To get to Cape Town International Airport you need to find your way onto the N2 highway where there is clear signage to the airport.
By car: Although a trip of some 17 hours, the drive will take you past some spectacular scenery, including the Garden Route and the Wild Coast. However, given the distances involved, it is recommended that you break the drive up over at least two days.
By bus: There are bus services between the two cities, though the trip does take roughly 26 hours in total. Cape Town's main bus station is on Strand Street.
By train: There are train services that run between the two cities, though it is a time-consuming option. Cape Town's train station is also on Strand Street.