Cape Town to Johannesburg

Cape Town to Johannesburg

Cape Town
Johannesburg
Sat, Jun 22
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Cape Town to Johannesburg Schedule

Cape Town to Johannesburg Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
FlySafair Economy #FA12805:50 - 07:55ZAR 1,912
FlySafair Economy #FA33906:20 - 08:25ZAR 1,544
Hahn Air Technologies Economy #X1600109:30 - 11:30ZAR 2,301
FlySafair Economy #FA30611:30 - 13:30ZAR 1,795
Intercity Xpress Luxury 13:30 - 07:45ZAR 635
FlySafair Economy #FA20715:10 - 17:15ZAR 1,912
Delta Coaches Luxurious Coach 16:10 - 08:30ZAR 413
FFGERTSE Luxury 19:00 - 10:40ZAR 458
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1682220:40 - 22:45ZAR 2,439

Transportation from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Facts about the transport from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Cheapest Transport$32
Fastest Transport2h
Earliest Departure5:45 AM
Latest Departure8:55 PM
Departures per day28
Distance1407 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAirlink, APM WC, Big Sky Express, Delta Coaches, Eagle Liner, FFGERTSE, FlySafair, Greyhound Premium, Hahn Air Systems, Hahn Air Technologies, Intercape, Intercity Xpress, South African Airways, Wezwe Coaches

How to get from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Travelling between Cape Town and Johannesburg is possible by Flight and bus. Bus guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 84.77 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 31.17.

How long does it take to get from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 21 hours to travel between Cape Town and Johannesburg depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Bus will bring you to your destination in 2h. Bus does a much slower job and take about 20h 15m to reach Johannesburg.

How much does it cost to get from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

Travelling between Cape Town and Johannesburg can be as cheap as USD 31.17 if you opt for a FFGERTSE bus and as expensive as USD 84.77 if you buy a Intercity Xpress Bus ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Cape Town and Johannesburg ?

  • 28 from Cape Town to Johannesburg starting from 10:15 Cape Town until 19:00 Cape Town

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 77.21.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Cape Town and Johannesburg

Airlink, FlySafair, Hahn Air Systems, Hahn Air Technologies, South African Airways

Bus

Travelling from Cape Town to Johannesburg overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cape Town and Johannesburg

APM WC, Big Sky Express, Delta Coaches, Eagle Liner, FFGERTSE, Greyhound Premium, Intercape, Intercity Xpress, Wezwe Coaches

What is the most popular transport to get from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 85% opted for a bus
  • 15% decided to fly