There are 4 ways to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar by bus, taxi, train, car train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 26 min

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

$66 - $83

Cheapest option

Train, car train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 18 min

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

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar 226.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to De Aar is to train and car train which costs R 130 - R 220 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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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 3 h 58 min.

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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 taxi which takes 4 h 26 min and costs R 900 - R 1 200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min 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 3 h 58 min to drive from Bloemfontein to De Aar.

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There are 11+ 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: 4 h 26 min

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 in around 7 h 18 min.

Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Kimberley to De Aar
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Bloemfontein to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
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
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $14
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hanover to De Aar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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