There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Bloemfontein, taxi  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Thaba 'Nchu

$131 - $262

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Thaba 'Nchu

$63 - $81

4 alternative options

Fly to Maseru, drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU) JNB - MSU
  2. Drive from Maseru to Thaba 'Nchu

$203 - $693

Bus InterCape, taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein Greyhound
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Thaba 'Nchu

$74 - $104

Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Jonannesburg to Vanderbijlpark
  2. Take the bus from Vanderbijlpark to Bloemfontein
  3. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Thaba 'Nchu

$81 - $113

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu 249.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu is to drive which costs R 550 - R 800 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu is to fly and taxi which costs R 1 800 - R 3 800 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Thaba 'Nchu is 355 km. The road distance is 398.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Thaba 'Nchu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu.
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  • Distance: 221.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Thaba 'Nchu, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Thaba 'Nchu. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Bloemfontein, then take the taxi to Thaba 'Nchu. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Maseru, then take the drive to Thaba 'Nchu.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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 - $25
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
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Bloemfontein to Thaba 'Nchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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