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There are 4 ways to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar by bus, car train, 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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Bus, car train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Noupoort
  2. Take the car train from Noupoort to De Aar

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
  2. Take the train from Kimberley to De Aar

Car train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the car train from Bloemfontein to Springfontein
  2. Take the car train from Springfontein to De Aar

$9 - $15

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar 226.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar is to bus and car train which costs R 50 - R 75 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar is to drive which costs R 490 - R 750 and takes 3h 58m.

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The distance between Bloemfontein and De Aar is 272 km. The road distance is 361.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar without a car is to bus and car train which takes 6h 40m and costs R 50 - R 75.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloemfontein to De Aar is 362 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar.

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There are 12+ hotels available in De Aar. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar.
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  • Distance: 169.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Bloemfontein, South Africa and De Aar, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Bloemfontein to De Aar. However, you can take the bus to Noupoort, take the walk to Noupoort, then take the car train to De Aar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bloemfontein to De Aar via Kimberley and Kimberley in around 7h 18m.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Noupoort to De Aar
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Car train from Bloemfontein to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$7 - $10
Car train from Springfontein to De Aar
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $14
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Kimberley to De Aar
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Noupoort
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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