There are 6 ways to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Johannesburg (JNB) BFN - JNB
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$94 - $214

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Train, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bloemfontein to Theunissen
  2. Take the bus from Theunissen to Potchefstroom

$26 - $35

4 alternative options

Fly to Lanseria, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Lanseria (HLA) BFN - HLA
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$139 - $337

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Potchefstroom

$26 - $34

Bus via Welkom  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Potchefstroom

$34 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom 208.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom is to train and bus which costs R 380 - R 550 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom is to drive which costs R 470 - R 700 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) and Potchefstroom is 276 km. The road distance is 333.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 31 min and costs R 390 - R 550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bloemfontein Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom is 333 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom.

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South African Airways and CemAir offer flights from Bloemfontein Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Potchefstroom. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom.
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  • Distance: 172.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Bloemfontein Airport (BFN), South Africa and Potchefstroom, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) to Potchefstroom twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lanseria via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lanseria via Durban
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lanseria via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Bloemfontein to Lanseria via George
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Bloemfontein to Theunissen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Welkom to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Theunissen to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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