There are 3 ways to get from Pretoria to Newcastle by bus, train, car train or car

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Newcastle

$18 - $25

Cheapest option

Train, car train  •  7 h 26 min

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

$12 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Newcastle 213.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Newcastle is to train and car train which costs R 160 - R 290 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Newcastle is to drive which costs R 470 - R 700 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Newcastle. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Newcastle is 283 km. The road distance is 341.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Newcastle without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs R 260 - R 360.

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The bus from Pretoria to Newcastle takes 7 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Pretoria to Newcastle bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Pretoria station.

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Pretoria to Newcastle bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Newcastle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Newcastle is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Pretoria to Newcastle.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Newcastle. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Newcastle.
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  • Distance: 176.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Newcastle once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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