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There are 8 ways to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela by plane, bus, car train, car, train or taxi

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Fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  5h 26m

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

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Car train, drive  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the car train from Bloemfontein to Sasolburg 74013
  2. Drive from Sasolburg to Bela-Bela

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Fly to Polokwane International, bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Polokwane International (PTG) BFN - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Kranskop

Bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Kranskop

Bus, train, taxi  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kroonstad
  2. Take the bus from Kroonstad to Johannesburg
  3. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  4. Take a taxi from Mabopane to Bela-Bela

Bus via Johannesburg  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kranskop

Bus via Bloemfontein  •  10h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Pretoria 14201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Kranskop

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela 561.5 km
Bloemfontein → Bela-Bela
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bela-Bela is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bela-Bela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bela-Bela is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela is to car train and drive which costs R 650 - R 1 100 and takes 7h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela is to drive which costs R 1 300 - R 2 000 and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Bloemfontein and Bela-Bela is 514 km. The road distance is 561.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela without a car is to bus which takes 9h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela, 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 to Bela-Bela is 561 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela.

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Safair, CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Bloemfontein Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Bela-Bela. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein to Bloemfontein Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs R 110 - R 140.

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Map of how to get from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela.
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  • Distance: 514.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Bloemfontein, South Africa and Bela-Bela, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Bloemfontein to Bela-Bela via Pretoria and Kranskop in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 400 - R 3 200
Flights from Bloemfontein to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 2 900 - R 5 500
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 100 - R 4 500
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 1 200 - R 7 500
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Bloemfontein to Sasolburg
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 90 - R 140
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 90 - R 140
1st Class
R 160 - R 220
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 65 - R 90
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
R 88
Off-peak
R 70
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 270
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 260
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 210 - R 290
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
City to City
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Bloemfontein to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
bookings@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kroonstad
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 330 - R 400
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Kroonstad to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 330 - R 390
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 410 - R 490
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Vilamora Tours
Phone
087 153 3388
Email
info@vilamora.co.za
Website
vilamora.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vila-mora.co.za
Eagle Liner
Phone
+27 87 150 1895
Email
customercare@eagleliner.co.za
Website
eagleliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R 260 - R 340
Schedules at
eagleliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Mabopane to Bela-Bela
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 1 900
UBER
Phone
0800172956
Website
uber.com
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 78 396 4115
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za

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