There are 5 ways to get from Pretoria to Vryheid by train, bus, car train, taxi, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 29 min

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

$25 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Vryheid

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, car train, taxi  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Newcastle
  3. Take a taxi from Newcastle to Vryheid

$112 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Vryheid 268 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Richards Bay (RCB) JNB - RCB
  2. Take the bus from Richards Bay to Vryheid

$121 - $255

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Vryheid is to bus which costs R 290 - R 390 and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Vryheid is to drive which costs R 550 - R 900 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Vryheid. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Vryheid is 343 km. The road distance is 428.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Vryheid without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 29 min and costs R 350 - R 550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Pretoria to Vryheid, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Richards Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Vryheid is 429 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Pretoria to Vryheid.

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  • Distance: 214.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

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

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Vryheid twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $340
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
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 Johannesburg to Vryheid
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Vryheid
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Richards Bay to Vryheid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Newcastle to Vryheid
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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South African Airways and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Richards Bay Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Vryheid. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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