There are 7 ways to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp by plane, bus, car or taxi

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

Recommended option

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

$116 - $341

Cheapest option

Bus Vaal Maseru  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Mthatha to Klerksdrop

$11 - $14

5 alternative options

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  9 h 29 min

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

$195 - $708

Fly to Mmabatho/Mafikeng, drive  •  6 h 24 min

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

$126 - $433

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

Bus Citiliner  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Umtata to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Klerksdorp

$57 - $79

Drive  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Mthatha to Klerksdorp 533.1 miles

$80 - $120

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 12 h 40 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 Bloemfontein via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Umtata to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Umtata to Sun City via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
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
$13 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Umtata to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Sun City to Rustenburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mthatha and Klerksdorp is 565 km. The road distance is 853 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp is to bus which costs R 140 - R 170 and takes 12 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Mthatha to Klerksdorp is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs R 1 400 - R 4 200.

No, there is no direct bus from Mthatha to Klerksdorp. However, there are services departing from Umtata and arriving at Klerksdorp via Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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