There are 8 ways to get from Pretoria to Malelane by plane, taxi, train, bus, car train or car

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

Fly to Skukuza, taxi  •  5 h 13 min

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

$228 - $439

Cheapest option

Car train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the car train from Pretoria to Malelane

$8 - $13

6 alternative options

Train, fly to Nelspruit, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Nelspruit (MQP) JNB - MQP
  3. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Malelane

Fly to Maputo, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maputo (MPM) JNB - MPM
  2. Take the bus from Maputo to Malelane

Train, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Malelane

$27 - $32

Bus Citiliner  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Malelane

$32 - $44

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Malelane

$21 - $29

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Malelane 236.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Malelane is to car train which costs R 110 - R 170 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Malelane is to drive which costs R 480 - R 700 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Malelane is 334 km. The road distance is 378 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Pretoria to Malelane, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Malelane. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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

You can take a bus from Pretoria to Malelane via Nelspruit in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
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
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pretoria to Malelane
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Malelane
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Maputo to Malelane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Malelane
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Malelane
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Malelane
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Malelane
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Skukuza to Malelane
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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