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There are 4 ways to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela by bus, train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Kranskop

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Mabopane
  2. Take a taxi from Mabopane to Bela-Bela


  1. Take a taxi from Pretoria to Bela-Bela


  1. Drive from Pretoria to Bela-Bela
Pretoria → Bela-Bela

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COVID-19 help in South Africa

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0800 029 999

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bela-Bela is 0800 029 999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bela-Bela is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bela-Bela is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 029 999.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: COVID-19 South African Online Portal.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela is to drive which costs R 280 - R 410 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela is to taxi which costs R 1 800 - R 2 200 and takes 1h 9m.

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The distance between Pretoria and Bela-Bela is 97 km. The road distance is 112.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela without a car is to bus which takes 2h 12m and costs R 650 - R 900.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Bela-Bela is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Pretoria to Bela-Bela.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Bela-Bela. Prices start at R 1 750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Bela-Bela.
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  • Distance: 96.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Bela-Bela, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Pretoria to Kranskop once daily. Tickets cost R 190 - R 270 and the journey takes 1h 53m.

Train operators
+27 31 361 7702
Train from Pretoria to Mabopane
Ave. Duration
59 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R 8 - R 9
Schedules at
Bus operators
TransLux Express
+27 86 158 9282
Bus from Pretoria to Kranskop
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Once daily
Estimated price
R 190 - R 270
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Mabopane to Bela-Bela
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 1 900
Sandton Taxi Cabs
+27 78 396 4115

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