About Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein was founded in 1846 and today has a population of around half a million people.

J.R.R. Tolkien , author of Lord of the Rings, was born in Bloemfontein in 1892. In 1923 , the African National Congress (ANC) political party , was founded in Bloemfontein.

Plane:
Bloemfontein Airport is just outside the city and a number of flights to major South African cities take off from here, operated by:

  • South African Airways
  • S.A. Airlink
  • 1 Time Low  Cost airline
  • Mango airline


Car:
The N1 and N6 national highways meet in Bloemfontein, making it easily reachable from any part of the country.
The N1 northbound from Bloemfontein , towards Gauteng , is a toll road.

Distances:

  • Bloemfontein- Johannesburg  :  398km
  • Bloemfontein-Cape Town :  1004km
  • Bloemfontein-Maseru :  137km
  • Bloemfontein-Port Elizabeth :  677km

 
 


     
     
     
 
Tel: +27 (51) 525 2132
Fax: +27 (51) 525 2133
Email: info@grazia.co.za

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31 Schnehage Crescent
Fichardt Park
Bloemfontein

P.O. Box 764
Bloemfontein
9301
     
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