There are 5 ways to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch by plane, train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Fly, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Capetown (CPT) BFN - CPT
  2. Take the train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch

$85 - $322

Cheapest option

Train, car train  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bloemfontein to Springfontein
  2. Take the car train from Springfontein to Bellville

$22 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Bellville

$39 - $66

Bus, train  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Cape Town
  2. Take the train from Salt river to Stellenbosch Northern

$29 - $30

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch 610.1 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch is to train and car train which costs R 290 - R 450 and takes 22 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch is to fly and train which costs R 1 100 - R 4 300 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Bloemfontein and Stellenbosch is 878 km. The road distance is 976.1 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch. However, there are services departing from Bloemfontein and arriving at Stellenbosch via Bellville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Bloemfontein, South Africa and Stellenbosch, South Africa?

Citiliner operates a bus from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 12 h. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
Train from Salt river to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
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 - $7
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
Car train from Springfontein to Bellville
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Bellville
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Bellville
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za

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