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There are 5 ways to get from Upington to Beitbridge by plane, bus, taxi, car, train or car train

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Fly to Polokwane International, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Upington (UTN) to Polokwane International (PTG)
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
  3. Take a taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina

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Bus, train, drive

  1. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
  4. Drive from Louis Trichardt to Beitbridge

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Fly to Hoedspruit, drive

  1. Fly from Upington (UTN) to Hoedspruit (HDS)
  2. Drive from Hoedspruit to Beitbridge

Drive

  1. Drive from Upington to Beitbridge

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Upington to Springfontein
  2. Take the car train from Springfontein to Germiston
  3. Drive from Germiston to Beitbridge

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Upington to Beitbridge is to bus and train and drive, which costs R 1 000 - R 2 000 and takes 21h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Upington to Beitbridge is to fly and drive which costs R 4 400 - R 14 000 and takes 8h 32m.

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The distance between Upington and Beitbridge is 1118 km. The road distance is 1299.5 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 47m to get from Upington to Beitbridge, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Upington Airport to Polokwane International Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Upington to Beitbridge is 1299 km. It takes approximately 16h 56m to drive from Upington to Beitbridge.

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Airlink offers flights from Upington Airport to Polokwane International Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Beitbridge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Upington to Upington Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs R 40 - R 55.

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Map of how to get from Upington to Beitbridge.
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  • Distance: 1118.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 47m

What companies run services between Upington, South Africa and Beitbridge, Zimbabwe?

There is no direct connection from Upington to Beitbridge. However, you can take the taxi to Upington airport, fly to Polokwane International, take the taxi to Polokwane, take the bus to Louis Trichardt, take the taxi to Musina, then take the bus to Beitbridge. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Upington airport, fly to Hoedspruit, then take the drive to Beitbridge.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Upington to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Upington to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Upington to Hoedspruit via Capetown
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Upington to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
$5
Off-peak
$4
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Springfontein to Germiston
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$30 - $60
Flexi
$27 - $60
Saver
$23 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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