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North West Star Bus Routes, Contact Details, Prices

North West Star

North West Star (Soc) Ltd (NWS) is a subsidiary of Northwest Transport Investments (Soc) Ltd (NTI) which is a parastatal company of the North West Provincial Government.

The North West Provincial Government is the sole shareholder of NTI. (NWS) was the primary source of transport in the North West Province since its inception.

They are providing transport service also in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Gauteng Provinces to thousands of commuters (monthly) with a fleet of 640 buses.

North West Star (Soc) Ltd is widely regarded as one of the premier transport operators on the African continent.

The operations of the North West Star started in 1973 under the then BIC and CED and the company was established in 1986 and has had several name changes.

With the promulgation of new Provinces after the 1994 elections, the company’s name changed to Northwest Star (Soc) Ltd.

North West Star Operation Centres

These centres are ideally located to serve their passengers to their best interest and for easy access to communicate transport needs and requirements on an ongoing basis.

For the purpose of continued communication Transport Forums, selected by their passengers, were established that meets monthly and assist the company to keep abreast of our passenger’s changing transport requirements and new transport demands.

North West Star Services And Routes

The company provides a network of public transport services to commuters, linking the North West Province and Mpumalanga to the City of Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Midrand.

Mainly these services are operated in terms of a contract with the department of transport in which a substantial portion of their passenger’s fare is being subsidized by government.

Apart from providing transport services to their working passengers and school children, off peak services are also provided to shoppers, and transport destinations that include services to hospitals, clinics, pensioner pay points etc.

North West Star operation centre maintenance the fleet through:
Provide Bus Washing Facilities
Providing Re-Fueling Stations
Bus Service centre
Central Command Point
Private Hire

Private Hire (Touring and Social) transport services are also provided to organised groups in our community to any required destination. Such services in the past include destinations such as Polokwane, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique and many others.

To make use of these services you are welcome to contact any of North West Star Operating centres for a quotation.

The passenger transport services operated by North West Star (Soc) Ltd are currently performed in accordance with interim transport contracts with the Gauteng Department of Transport.

The passenger transport services operated by Atteridgeville Bus Service (Soc) Ltd are currently performed in accordance with a tendered contract service with Gautrans.

NWS Office Contacts For Enquiry

Head Office
Physical Address
c/o Alwyn & Simon Vermooten Avenue,
Tel: +27 12 803 7870
Operating Centers

Waltloo Centre
Contact: Mr Nick de Beer – Senior Manager Operations
c/o Alwyn & Simon Vermooten Avenue, Samcorpark, Waltloo
Tel: +27 012 803 7870
Fax: +27 012 803 2561

North West Star Babelegi Centre
Contact: Mr Adolph Komane – Operating Centre Manager
Nothwest Star
Stand no. 105 1st street
Babelegi (Hammanskraal)
Tel: +27 012 719 8360
Fax: +27 012 719 891

Mabopane Centre
Contact: Mr Ben Ditshego – Acting Operating Centre Manager
Nothwest Star
414 Block N
Main street
Tel: +27 012 702 3311
Fax: +27 012 702 6847

PTA West
Contact: Mr Thomas Kola – Acting Operating Centre Manager
Nothwest Star
137 Industrial Road
Pretoria West
Tel: +27 012 386 0019
Fax +27 012 386 0614


  1. Good afternoon ,i wanted to ask where can i get tickets from pretoria to hammanskral and where do i board it.

  2. I want to travel from extension 1 Soshanguve South to Glenfair which bus can I use. And fees.

  3. Need to travel from soshanguve block uu need 60 seater bus on the 5-02-2022 to warmbaths depature 8 return 17:30 how much is all cost contact number 0848026862 Tshidiso

    • Contact North West Star Office On Contact Details listed on this post to make a quotation, Isn’t easier for them to find your number here.

  4. How much is a bus ticket from Mabopane to The Orchards, Akasia.

    • Price start from ZAR 36, But you may contact their office on contact details listed above to get the actual price.

  5. What time is a bus from marabastart to Pankop dairly

  6. I have now tried all the telephone numbers listed for North West bus service for over a month, none of these numbers work!!! When will this bus service from Midrand to Hammanskraal and back to Midrand be in effect?

  7. I need a quotation for a bus for 09 September 2023. From Klipgat to Ngobi. My contact number is 0659099267

  8. I need a bus from sefako makgado drive and baviaanspoort ..derdepoort pretoria to centurion (G4s)


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