There are 7 ways to get from Pretoria to Clarens by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Train, bus, taxi  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  3. Take a taxi from Harrismith to Clarens

$90 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Bethlehem

$41 - $53

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  3. Take the bus from Harrismith to Bethlehem

$61 - $85

Bus Citiliner  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Bethlehem

$58 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Clarens 218.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Maseru, bus, taxi  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU) JNB - MSU
  2. Take the bus from Maseru to Ficksburg
  3. Take a taxi from Ficksburg to Clarens

$248 - $744

Fly to Bloemfontein, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Bethlehem

$136 - $269

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Clarens is to drive which costs R 480 - R 750 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Clarens is to drive which costs R 480 - R 750 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Clarens is 309 km. The road distance is 349.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Clarens without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 6 h 7 min and costs R 1 300 - R 1 700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Pretoria to Clarens, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Maseru Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Clarens is 349 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Pretoria to Clarens.

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

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There are 123+ hotels available in Clarens. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Clarens.
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  • Distance: 193 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Pretoria to Clarens via Harrismith, Harrismith, and Bethlehem in around 7 h 3 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Maseru to Ficksburg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Harrismith to Clarens
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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