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There are 8 ways to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West by bus, train, car train, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West

$25 - $50

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Train, car train  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West

$22 - $50

6 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West

$166 - $200

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Beaufort West 619.9 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Johannesburg to George, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to George (GRJ) JNB - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Beaufort West

$91 - $311

Fly Lanseria to George, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to George (GRJ) HLA - GRJ
  2. Take the bus from George to Beaufort West

$156 - $427

Fly Johannesburg to Kimberley, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kimberley (KIM) JNB - KIM
  2. Take the bus from Kimberley Tourist Info Centre to Beaufort West

$113 - $215

Fly Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Plettenberg Bay (PBZ) JNB - PBZ
  2. Take the bus from Plettenberg Bay to George
  3. Take the bus from George to Beaufort West

$180 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West is to bus which costs R 360 - R 750 and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West is to fly and bus which costs R 1 300 - R 4 500 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Beaufort West. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pretoria to Beaufort West. However, there are services departing from Pretoria and arriving at Beaufort West via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 19 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Beaufort West is 915 km. The road distance is 991.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 2 min and costs R 360 - R 750.

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The bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West takes 13 h 2 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Pretoria to Beaufort West bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, depart from Pretoria station.

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Pretoria to Beaufort West train services, operated by Gautrain, depart from Pretoria station.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West is to bus which takes 13 h 2 min and costs R 360 - R 750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs R 2 300 - R 2 900 and takes 18 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Beaufort West.
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  • Distance: 571.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 2 min

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Beaufort West, South Africa?

Eldo Coaches operates a bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 13 h 2 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pretoria to Beaufort West via Park and Johannesburg in around 18 h 19 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Lanseria to George via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George via Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lanseria to George
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Johannesburg to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$169
November - April
$183
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from George to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kimberley Tourist Info Centre to Beaufort West
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Plettenberg Bay to George
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to George Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Pretoria to Beaufort West bus services, operated by Eldo Coaches, arrive at Beaufort West station.

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Pretoria to Beaufort West train services, operated by Premier Classe, arrive at Beaufort West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Beaufort West is 992 km. It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to drive from Pretoria to Beaufort West.

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Mango, CemAir, South African Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to George Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Beaufort West. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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