There are 3 ways to get from Durban to Bloemfontein by plane, bus 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  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Bloemfontein (BFN) DUR - BFN

$141 - $279

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Bloemfontein

$25 - $35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Bloemfontein 397.5 miles

$60 - $90

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

South African Airways flies from Durban to Bloemfontein twice daily. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Durban to Bloemfontein once daily. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 9 h. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Durban and Bloemfontein is 473 km. The road distance is 636 km.

The cheapest way to get from Durban to Bloemfontein is to bus which costs R 320 - R 440 and takes 9 h.

The quickest way to get from Durban to Bloemfontein is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs R 1 700 - R 3 600.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Bloemfontein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Durban to Bloemfontein, including transfers.