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

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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

$84 - $320

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Train, car train  •  22 h 36 min

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

$21 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Bellville

$36 - $61

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

$27 - $28

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch 610.1 miles

$90 - $140

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

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The best way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs .

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

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Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Bloemfontein station.

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The quickest flight from Bloemfontein Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Bellville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch is 976 km. It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to drive from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch.

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Mango, Airlink and South African Airways offer flights from Bloemfontein Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 994+ hotels available in Stellenbosch. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch.
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  • Distance: 548.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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 - $50 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
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 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$7 - $10
Car train from Springfontein to Bellville
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$29 - $40
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 - $50
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
$28 - $40
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
$26
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za

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

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