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There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Barberton by bus, car train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus Citiliner  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit

$47 - $68

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Car train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the car train from Pretoria to Nelspruit

$37 - $55

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit

$46 - $69

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Barberton 211 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Barberton

$157 - $353

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Skukuza (SZK) JNB - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Barberton

$237 - $448

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Barberton is to drive which costs R 460 - R 700 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Barberton is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 200 - R 5 500 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Barberton is 287 km. The road distance is 337.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Barberton without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs R 650 - R 1 000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Pretoria to Barberton, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Nelspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Barberton is 338 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Pretoria to Barberton.

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Barberton. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Barberton.
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  • Distance: 179.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Barberton, South Africa?

Citiliner operates a bus from Pretoria to Barberton once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Barberton
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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