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  •  5 h 4 min

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

$88 - $321

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  15 h 37 min

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

$31 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Bellville Greyhound

$43 - $71

Bus, car train  •  22 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
  2. Take the car train from Kimberley to Bellville

$36 - $51

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch 610.1 miles

$90 - $140

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 11 h 15 min. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bloemfontein to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
Car train from Kimberley to Bellville
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$19 - $28
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
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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
$31
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch?

The distance between Bloemfontein and Stellenbosch is 878 km. The road distance is 976 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch?

The cheapest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch is to bus and train which costs R 380 - R 400 and takes 15 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch?

The quickest way to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch is to fly and train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs R 1 000 - R 4 000.

Is there a direct bus between Bloemfontein and Stellenbosch?

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 12 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch?

It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Bloemfontein to Stellenbosch, including transfers.