There are 6 ways to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom by bus, train, car train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from EMalahleni to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$26 - $44

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Bus Greyhound ZA  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Witbank to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom Greyhound

$11 - $20

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Bus Citiliner  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from EMalahleni to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Potchefstroom

$22 - $31

Car train, train, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the car train from Witbank to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom

$20 - $35

Car train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the car train from Witbank to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom Greyhound

$16 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Witbank to Potchefstroom 162.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom is to bus which costs R 160 - R 280 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom is to drive which costs R 350 - R 550 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Witbank to Potchefstroom. However, there are services departing from Witbank and arriving at Potchefstroom via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Witbank and Potchefstroom is 233 km. The road distance is 260.5 km.

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The best way to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs R 370 - R 650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom, including transfers.

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Witbank to Potchefstroom bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Witbank station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Witbank to Potchefstroom is 261 km. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from Witbank to Potchefstroom.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Potchefstroom. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Witbank to Potchefstroom.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Witbank to Potchefstroom via Johannesburg in around 4 h 40 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 Witbank to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Car train from Witbank to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from EMalahleni to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Potchefstroom
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Witbank to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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