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There are 4 ways to get from Pretoria to Potchefstroom by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom

$12 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 55 min

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

Taxi  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pretoria to Potchefstroom 109.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Potchefstroom 109.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Potchefstroom is to bus which costs R 170 - R 290 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Potchefstroom is to taxi which costs R 1 700 - R 2 100 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Potchefstroom. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Potchefstroom is 153 km. The road distance is 175.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Potchefstroom without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs R 170 - R 290.

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The bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Potchefstroom is 176 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Pretoria to Potchefstroom.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Potchefstroom. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Potchefstroom.
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  • Distance: 95.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Pretoria to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za

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