Directions from Nelspruit to Polokwane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 35 min

$45 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express  •  16 h 48 min

$21

3 alternative options

Car train, bus  •  12 h 50 min

$24 - $34

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. 188.6 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. MQP - PTG

$213 - $791

What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Polokwane, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Nelspruit to Polokwane via Middleburg and Pretoria in around 9 h 35 min. Alternatively, South African Airways flies from Nelspruit to Polokwane 5 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Polokwane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Nelspruit to Polokwane via Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Middleburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 Middleburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Witbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Witbank to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nelspruit and Polokwane is 231 km. The road distance is 302 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Polokwane is to bus which costs R 260 and takes 16 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Polokwane is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs R 2 700 - R 11 000.

No, there is no direct bus from Nelspruit to Polokwane. However, there are services departing from Nelspruit and arriving at Polokwane via Middleburg and Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Nelspruit to Polokwane, including transfers.