There are 5 ways to get from Gauteng to Bloemfontein by plane, bus, 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  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN

$87 - $208

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus InterCape  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein Greyhound

$20 - $40

Bus Citiliner  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Vereeniging
  2. Take the bus from Vereeniging to Bloemfontein

$28 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein 248.7 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gauteng to Bloemfontein is to train which costs R 110 - R 170 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gauteng to Bloemfontein is to fly which costs R 1 100 - R 2 800 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Gauteng and Bloemfontein is 399 km. The road distance is 397.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Gauteng to Bloemfontein, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Bloemfontein. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Johannesburg Park and arriving at Bloemfontein. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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

South African Airways and CemAir fly from Boksburg to Bloemfontein every 4 hours. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Jonannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Vereeniging
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Vereeniging to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Vereeniging
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Vereeniging to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Vereeniging
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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