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There are 3 ways to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Hanover Gjbc1807 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Hanover to De Aar

R 888 - R 1 276

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley Gjkd1003
  2. Take the train from Kimberley to De Aar

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar 364.4 km

R 550 - R 850

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The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar is to drive which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar is to drive which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Bloemfontein and De Aar is 272 km. The road distance is 364.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 26m and costs R 850 - R 1 300.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloemfontein to De Aar is 364 km. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar.

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There are 15+ hotels available in De Aar. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar.
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  • Distance: 271.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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 Hanover then take the taxi to De Aar. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bloemfontein to De Aar via Kimberley and Kimberley in around 7h 18m.

Train operators
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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 360 - R 430
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 320 - R 380
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 220 - R 320
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Hanover
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 180 - R 260
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hanover to De Aar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
R 700 - R 850

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