How to Reach Bloemfontein - The Easiest Way to Reach Bloemfontein


  • By Air: There are plenty of flights to Bloemfontein from all the major South African cities and the airport is just outside the city.
  • By Train: You can travel to Bloemfontein from Port Elizabeth, East London, Mthatha and Johannesburg by train.
  • By Car: The N1, N6, N8 national highways lead up to Bloemfontein and reaching by car is convenient.
  • By Bus: Number of Bus tour companies that operate in Bloemfontein connecting it to all the major South African cities.


  • By Car: As per the recommendation of Bloemfontein tour guide, the best way to get around is by car hire. There are many car rental companies around and renting a car is easy and reliable.

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Modes of Transportation in Bloemfontein

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Bloemfontein. The most preferred mode of transport in Bloemfontein is Car.

Average distance: 9.14 km Average time: 32 min

  • Car 80%
    Driving 17.5 min Overall average time for 9.68 kms 17.5 min
  • Walking 20%
    Walking 75 min Driving 15 min Overall average time for 7 kms 90 min

How to Reach Bloemfontein from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Welkom to Bloemfontein 127.31 km 2 hours 7 mins
Maseru to Bloemfontein 148.42 km 2 hours 28 mins
Bethlehem to Bloemfontein 252.32 km 4 hours 12 mins
Vereeniging to Bloemfontein 313.27 km 5 hours 13 mins
Johannesburg to Bloemfontein 352.26 km 5 hours 52 mins
Midrand to Bloemfontein 375.37 km 6 hours 15 mins
Pretoria to Bloemfontein 402.79 km 6 hours 42 mins
Dalton to Bloemfontein 497.45 km 8 hours 17 mins
Durban to Bloemfontein 546.41 km 9 hours 6 mins
Paarl to Bloemfontein 931.2 km 15 hours 31 mins
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