There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Ficksburg by bus, taxi, 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  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Welkom
  2. Take the bus from Welkom to Senekal
  3. Take a taxi from Senekal to Ficksburg

$102 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus Eldo Coaches, taxi  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harrismith
  2. Take the bus from Harrismith to Paul Roux
  3. Take a taxi from Paul Roux to Ficksburg

$75 - $96

4 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi via Harrismith  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  3. Take the bus from Harrismith to Paul Roux
  4. Take a taxi from Paul Roux to Ficksburg

$97 - $131

Train Shosholoza Meyl, bus, taxi  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Theunissen
  3. Take the bus from Theunissen to Welkom
  4. Take the bus from Welkom to Senekal
  5. Take a taxi from Senekal to Ficksburg

$112 - $146

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Ficksburg 269.5 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU) JNB - MSU
  3. Take the bus from Maseru to Ficksburg

$189 - $670

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Ficksburg is to drive which costs R 500 - R 800 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Ficksburg is to train and fly and bus which costs R 2 400 - R 9 000 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Ficksburg is 349 km. The road distance is 431.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to get from Pretoria to Ficksburg, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Pretoria to Ficksburg. However, you can take the bus to Welkom, take the bus to Senekal, then take the taxi to Ficksburg. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Harrismith, take the walk to Harrismith, take the bus to Paul Roux, then take the taxi to Ficksburg.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Theunissen
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Welkom
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Welkom to Senekal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Paul Roux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Theunissen to Welkom
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Welkom
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 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 Senekal to Ficksburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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