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There are 4 ways to get from Durban to Welkom by plane, bus or car

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Bloemfontein (BFN) DUR - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom

$182 - $335

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Welkom

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Durban to Welkom

$22 - $30

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Durban to Welkom 354.8 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Durban to Welkom is to bus which costs R 230 - R 320 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durban to Welkom is to fly and bus which costs R 2 600 - R 4 800 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Durban and arriving at Welkom. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Durban and Welkom is 467 km. The road distance is 567.6 km.

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The best way to get from Durban to Welkom without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs R 320 - R 430.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Durban to Welkom, including transfers.

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Durban to Welkom bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Durban station.

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The quickest flight from Durban Airport to Bloemfontein Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Durban to Welkom bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Welkom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durban to Welkom is 568 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Durban to Welkom.

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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Durban to Welkom once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Durban to Bloemfontein via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Welkom
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Durban to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Durban to Welkom
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Welkom
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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

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There are 22+ hotels available in Welkom. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Durban to Durban Airport is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs R 430 - R 550.

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