There are 4 ways to get from Queenstown to Kimberley by bus, car train, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Bloemfontein
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley

$32 - $44

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Car train, train  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the car train from Queenstown to De Aar
  2. Take the train from De Aar to Kimberley

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown to Kimberley 329.8 miles

$50 - $75

Bus, fly  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to East London
  2. Fly from East London (ELS) to Kimberley (KIM) ELS - KIM

$95 - $231

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown to Kimberley is to bus which costs R 460 - R 650 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown to Kimberley is to bus which costs R 460 - R 650 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queenstown to Kimberley. However, there are services departing from Queenstown and arriving at Kimberley via Bloemfontein. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Queenstown and Kimberley is 406 km. The road distance is 527.7 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown to Kimberley without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs R 460 - R 650.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Queenstown to Kimberley, including transfers.

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Queenstown to Kimberley bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Queenstown station.

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There is no direct flight from East London Airport to Kimberley Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Queenstown to Kimberley bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Kimberley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown to Kimberley is 528 km. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Queenstown to Kimberley.

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  • Distance: 253.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Queenstown, South Africa and Kimberley, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Kimberley via Bloemfontein in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from East London to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from East London to Kimberley via Capetown
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from East London to Kimberley via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from East London to Kimberley via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Flights from East London to Kimberley via Port Elizabeth, Capetown
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Queenstown to De Aar
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $23
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from De Aar to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Queenstown to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Queenstown to East London
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Mango, Safair and South African Airways offer flights from East London Airport to Kimberley Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Kimberley. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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