There are 6 ways to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Johannesburg (JNB) UTT - JNB
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Klerksdrop

$110 - $332

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Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Mthatha to Klerksdrop

$9 - $12

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Fly to Mmabatho/Mafikeng, taxi  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Mmabatho/Mafikeng (MBD) UTT - MBD
  2. Take a taxi from Mmabatho/Mafikeng to Klerksdorp

$227 - $564

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Bloemfontein (BFN) UTT - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Klerksdorp

$188 - $699

Fly to Sun City, taxi, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Umtata (UTT) to Sun City (NTY) UTT - NTY
  2. Take a taxi from Sun City to Rustenburg
  3. Take the bus from Rustenburg to Klerksdrop

Drive  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Mthatha to Klerksdorp 533.1 miles

$80 - $120

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The distance between Mthatha and Klerksdorp is 565 km. The road distance is 852.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Umtata Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mthatha to Klerksdorp is 853 km. It takes approximately 11 h 31 min to drive from Mthatha to Klerksdorp.

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South African Airways offers flights from Umtata Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Klerksdorp. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mthatha to Umtata Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp.
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  • Distance: 353.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

What companies run services between Mthatha, South Africa and Klerksdorp, South Africa?

Vaal Maseru operates a bus from Mthatha to Klerksdorp once a week, and the journey takes 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Umtata to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Umtata to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Umtata to Bloemfontein via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Umtata to Sun City via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Umtata to Bloemfontein via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Klerksdrop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Rustenburg to Klerksdrop
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Mthatha to Klerksdrop
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Mmabatho/Mafikeng to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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