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There are 3 ways to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West by bus, car train or car

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  1. Take the bus from Laingsburg to Beaufort West

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  1. Take the car train from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West

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  1. Drive from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West is to car train, which costs R 75 - R 110 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West is to drive which costs R 350 - R 550 and takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Matjiesfontein and arriving at Beaufort West. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Matjiesfontein and Beaufort West is 211 km. The road distance is 227.5 km.

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The best way to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West without a car is to bus which takes 3h 6m and costs R 500 - R 650.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West, including transfers.

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Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West train services, operated by Shosholoza Meyl, depart from Matjiesfontein station.

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Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West train services, operated by Shosholoza Meyl, arrive at Beaufort West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Beaufort West. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West.
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  • Distance: 211 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Matjiesfontein, South Africa and Beaufort West, South Africa?

Eldo Coaches operates a bus from Laingsburg to Beaufort West 3 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 48m. TransLux Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Shosholoza Meyl operates a vehicle from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West once a week. Tickets cost R 75 - R 110 and the journey takes 3h 53m.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Car train from Matjiesfontein to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 75 - R 110
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 75 - R 110
1st Class
R 130 - R 190
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+ (011) 852 6120
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Laingsburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Laingsburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 160 - R 230
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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