There are 6 ways to get from Cape Town to Burgersdorp by bus, train, car train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Colesburg
  2. Take the bus from Colesberg to Springfontein
  3. Take the train from Springfontein to Burgersdorp

$44 - $70

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Car train, train  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
  2. Take the train from Springfontein to Burgersdorp

$20 - $30

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Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Burgersdorp 573.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Bloemfontein, train  •  9 h 23 min

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

$86 - $326

Fly to East London, train  •  11 h

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to East London (ELS) CPT - ELS
  2. Take the train from East London to Burgersdorp

$73 - $198

Fly to Maseru, drive  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Maseru (MSU) CPT - MSU
  2. Drive from Maseru to Burgersdorp

$117 - $272

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cape Town and Burgersdorp is 810 km. The road distance is 917.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Burgersdorp without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 51 min to get from Cape Town to Burgersdorp, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Bloemfontein Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Burgersdorp is 917 km. It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to drive from Cape Town to Burgersdorp.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Burgersdorp. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Burgersdorp.
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  • Distance: 506.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 51 min

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Cape Town to Burgersdorp. However, you can take the bus to Colesburg, take the walk to Colesberg, take the bus to Springfontein, take the taxi to Springfontein, then take the train to Burgersdorp. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Cape Town to Burgersdorp via Springfontein in around 21 h 12 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Bloemfontein via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Capetown to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Capetown to Maseru via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Maseru via Sun City, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Capetown to Maseru via Windhoek, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Capetown to Maseru via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to East London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Capetown to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Springfontein to Burgersdorp
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Bloemfontein to Burgersdorp
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $14
Train from East London to Burgersdorp
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Colesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Colesberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Colesberg to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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