There are 5 ways to get from Pretoria to De Aar by bus, taxi, train, car train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Britstown Greyhound
  2. Take a taxi from Britstown to De Aar

$68 - $92

Cheapest option

Train, car train  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
  3. Take the car train from Springfontein to De Aar

$22 - $36

3 alternative options

Train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to De Aar

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to De Aar 509.6 miles

$75 - $120

Fly, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kimberley (KIM) JNB - KIM
  2. Take the train from Kimberley to De Aar

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to De Aar is to train and car train which costs R 290 - R 480 and takes 16 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to De Aar is to drive which costs R 1 000 - R 1 600 and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and De Aar is 682 km. The road distance is 815.3 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from Pretoria to De Aar, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Pretoria to De Aar. However, there are services departing from Pretoria and arriving at De Aar via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and De Aar, South Africa?

You can take a train from Pretoria to De Aar via Park and Johannesburg in around 14 h 14 min.

Airlines
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
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
$6 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to De Aar
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Kimberley to De Aar
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $25
Car train from Springfontein to De Aar
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Britstown
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Britstown to De Aar
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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