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There are 6 ways to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga by plane, taxi, bus or car

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

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Fly to Pietermaritzburg  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Polokwane (PTG) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) PTG - PZB

$154 - $505

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pinetown

$61 - $78

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Fly to Durban, taxi  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Polokwane (PTG) to Durban (DUR) PTG - DUR
  2. Take a taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga

$164 - $475

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Polokwane to Kranskop
  2. Take a taxi from Kranskop to Mpumalanga

$138 - $168

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Pietersburg to Midrand
  2. Take the bus from Midrand to Pinetown

$69 - $93

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Polokwane to Mpumalanga 523.9 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga is to bus which costs R 850 - R 1 200 and takes 13 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 300 - R 7 000 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Polokwane and Mpumalanga is 667 km. The road distance is 838.3 km.

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The best way to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 19 min and costs R 1 900 - R 2 500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs R 2 200 - R 7 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 850 - R 1 200 and takes 13 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Polokwane Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Polokwane to Mpumalanga is 838 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Polokwane to Mpumalanga.

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South African Airways offers flights from Polokwane Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Mpumalanga. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Polokwane to Mpumalanga.
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  • Distance: 416.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

South African Airways flies from Polokwane to Mpumalanga 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Polokwane to Mpumalanga via Pretoria and Pinetown in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Polokwane to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Polokwane to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Polokwane to Durban via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Polokwane to Durban via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Polokwane to Durban via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Price
$18 - $23
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietersburg to Midrand
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Eagle Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 31 337 8333
Website
eagletaxicabs.co.za
Shauns Taxis
Phone
031 463 2618/40
Website
shaunstaxis.co.za
Mozzie Cabs
Phone
+27 31 303 5787
Website
mozziecabs.mobi

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The best way to get from Polokwane to Polokwane Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs R 120 - R 150.

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