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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 5 min

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

$78 - $191

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Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein

$25 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus InterCape  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein Greyhound

$35 - $52

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Jonannesburg to Vanderbijlpark Greyhound
  2. Take the bus from Vanderbijlpark to Bloemfontein Greyhound

$44 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein 264.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein is to train which costs R 360 - R 420 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein is to fly which costs R 1 100 - R 2 800 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein. However, there are services departing from OR Tambo Airport and arriving at Bloemfontein via Marlboro and Johannesburg Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Bloemfontein is 387 km. The road distance is 422.5 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 17 min and costs R 500 - R 750.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein, including transfers.

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Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein train services, operated by Shosholoza Meyl, depart from Johannesburg Park station.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein is to fly which takes 1 h 5 min and costs R 1 100 - R 2 800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 500 - R 750 and takes 7 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs R 360 - R 420 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Bloemfontein Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein train services, operated by Shosholoza Meyl, arrive at Bloemfontein station.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein.
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  • Distance: 241.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Bloemfontein, South Africa?

Airlink, CemAir and South African Airways fly from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein every 2 hours. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
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 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Jonannesburg to Vanderbijlpark
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Vanderbijlpark to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Vanderbijlpark
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Vanderbijlpark to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein is 423 km. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Bloemfontein.

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Airlink, South African Airways and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Bloemfontein Airport.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Bloemfontein. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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