There are 3 ways to get from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg by bus, car train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ladysmith to Pietermartizburg

$12 - $22

Cheapest option

Car train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the car train from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg

$5 - $8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg 107.1 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg is to car train which costs R 65 - R 100 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg is to drive which costs R 220 - R 320 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Ladysmith and Pietermaritzburg is 133 km. The road distance is 171.3 km.

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The bus from Ladysmith to Pietermartizburg takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ladysmith and arriving at Pietermartizburg. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Ladysmith, South Africa and Pietermaritzburg, South Africa?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Citiliner also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Ladysmith to Pietermartizburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Ladysmith to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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