Interstate Bus Lines was founded in 1975 by commuter bus pioneers, Abel Erasmus and Fred Kinnear, Interstate Bus Lines (IBL) is the largest passenger bus operation in the Free State province, deploying 253 buses with routes running between Bloemfontein and outlying rural areas including Thaba ‘Nchu, Botshabelo, Brandfort and Soutpan.
Interstate Bus Lines Services
They offer professional transportation services, well planned schedules and routes enable them to cover destinations within Bloemfontein, Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu. They also offer a comprehensive private bus hire service
Their fleet is supported by a team of qualified artisans and operated by a competent driver compliment.
They always take care of their passengers, their safety and needs, They also attract and hire capable people with positive attitudes, energy and vision to drive their organisation forward and achieve their strategic goals.
Interstate Bus Lines Routes
They service various commuting service routes, including the following:
Zone 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Station View, Mokwena, Mapetsana, Garapulana, Rooifontein, Sakanyoka, Unit 1, Selosesha, Makurung, Moroka, as well as all the rural areas around Thaba Nchu to the North as far as Bofulo and Maraisdal and South as far as Klipfontein and Woodbridge.
Blocks / Sections – A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, M, N, S, T, U, W.
Passengers are conveyed from 16 Urban areas in BFN (Freedom Square, Peter Swart, Turflaagte, Phase 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, Bloemside 1, Bergman Square, Mafora, Namibia, Ipopeng, Khayelitjha, Pieter Swart, Rocklands, Phelindaba, Batho ) Rural areas, Suburbs 21; Bayswater, Brandwag, De Wett, Erhlichpark, Fauna, Lourier Park, Dan Pienaar, Fichardt Park, Heuwelsig, Noordhoek, Pellisier, Hospital Park, Kwagafontein, Langenhoven Park, Universitas, Universitas West, Wilgehof, Woodlands,Bainsvlei, Ooseinde, Hamilton to Bloemfontein and back daily from Monday to Friday.
They also render services from Bloemdustria in the afternoon, the AFB (Bloemspruit Air Force Base), and all the hospitals (National, Pelonomi and Univesitas), UFS, in Bloemfontein, C R Swart and Lebohang, Park and recreation services, Tempe (19 buses per day – morning 11 buses, afternoon 8 buses which goes directly to Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu), Transwerk (5 buses, 3 in the morning and two in the afternoon), Estoire Small holdings bus, Vogue, Vista University.
Only the Bloemfontein suburbs route descriptions and time tables are listed here, but should you require additional information or assistance with their service areas, you are welcome to enquire this information from their friendly staff by contacting thjeir head office.
They are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Although our normal office hours are from 07:30 – 16:00, Mondays to Thursdays and 07:00 – 15:00 on Fridays, we have a 24/7 control room with a friendly company representative that can assist you. Alternatively you may use the contact form to submit your query to a company representative, whom will contact you as soon as possible.
Interstate Bus Lines Offices & Contacts Enquiry
Itumele Bus Lines (PTY) Ltd
246 Church Street, Hamilton,
Telephone:+27 51 408 7000
Fax:+27 51 408 7200