There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg by bus, taxi, car train, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Machadadorp
  2. Take a taxi from Machadadorp to Lydenburg

$71 - $91

Cheapest option

Car train, taxi  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the car train from Pretoria to Waterval Boven
  2. Take a taxi from Waterval Boven to Lydenburg

$56 - $73

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Lydenburg 182.4 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Nelspruit, taxi  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  2. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Lydenburg

$187 - $388

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hoedspruit (HDS) JNB - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Lydenburg

$252 - $788

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Skukuza (SZK) JNB - SZK
  2. Take a taxi from Skukuza to Lydenburg

$237 - $448

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg is to drive which costs R 400 - R 600 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg is to drive which costs R 400 - R 600 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Lydenburg is 238 km. The road distance is 291.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 50 min and costs R 1 000 - R 1 300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Nelspruit Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Lydenburg is 292 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Pretoria to Lydenburg.

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

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There are 21+ hotels available in Lydenburg. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Lydenburg.
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  • Distance: 148.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

There is no direct connection from Pretoria to Lydenburg. However, you can take the bus to Machadadorp then take the taxi to Lydenburg. Alternatively, you can take the car train to Waterval Boven then take the taxi to Lydenburg.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pretoria to Waterval Boven
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Machadadorp
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Machadadorp to Lydenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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