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There are 8 ways to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga by train, plane, taxi, bus 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.

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Train to Johannesburg, fly to Pietermaritzburg  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB

$132 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pinetown

$46 - $58

6 alternative options

Fly Lanseria to Durban, taxi  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR
  2. Take a taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga

$137 - $249

Fly Johannesburg to Durban, taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) JNB - DUR
  2. Take a taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga

$117 - $263

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pietermaritzburg

$48 - $58

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pinetown

$53 - $70

Train  •  13 h 59 min

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

$127 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Mpumalanga 361.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga is to bus which costs R 650 - R 850 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga is to train and fly which costs R 1 900 - R 4 700 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Mpumalanga is 512 km. The road distance is 578.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs R 650 - R 850.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga is to bus which takes 7 h 35 min and costs R 650 - R 850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs R 1 800 - R 2 100 and takes 13 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Mpumalanga is 578 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Pretoria to Mpumalanga.

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

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There are 85+ hotels available in Mpumalanga. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Mpumalanga.
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  • Distance: 320.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

Eldo Coaches operates a bus from Pretoria to Mpumalanga every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 7 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pretoria to Mpumalanga via Park, Johannesburg, and Pietermaritzburg in around 13 h 59 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$86
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Price
$18 - $23
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Durban to Mpumalanga
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Eagle Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 31 337 8333
Website
eagletaxicabs.co.za
Shauns Taxis
Phone
031 463 2618/40
Website
shaunstaxis.co.za
Mozzie Cabs
Phone
+27 31 303 5787
Website
mozziecabs.mobi

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