Johannesburg to Cape Town

Johannesburg to Cape Town

Johannesburg
Cape Town
Mon, Jun 17
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Johannesburg to Cape Town Schedule

Johannesburg to Cape Town Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1681405:55 - 08:15ZAR 2,598
Hahn Air Technologies Economy #X1694907:00 - 09:10ZAR 1,531
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1702908:45 - 11:00ZAR 2,075
FlySafair Economy #FA20211:40 - 14:00ZAR 1,709
Airlink Economy #4Z92312:15 - 14:30ZAR 2,609
Hahn Air Systems Economy #H1671414:05 - 16:20ZAR 2,190
FlySafair Economy #FA21816:45 - 19:05ZAR 1,569
FlySafair Economy #FA69118:30 - 20:45ZAR 1,569
FlySafair Economy #FA33020:40 - 22:55ZAR 1,159

Transportation from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Facts about the transport from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Cheapest Transport$29
Fastest Transport2h
Earliest Departure5:55 凌晨
Latest Departure8:35 晚上
Departures per day28
Distance1400 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAirlink, Big Sky Express, CemAir, Delta Coaches, Eagle Liner, FFGERTSE, FlySafair, Greyhound Premium, Hahn Air Systems, Intercape, Intercity Xpress, Nobles, South African Airways, Wezwe Coaches

How to get from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Travelling between Johannesburg and Cape Town 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 83.90 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 28.05.

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

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

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Johannesburg and Cape Town. Bus will bring you to your destination in 2h. Bus does a much slower job and take about 20h 30m to reach Cape Town.

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

Travelling between Johannesburg and Cape Town can be as cheap as USD 28.05 if you opt for a FFGERTSE bus and as expensive as USD 83.90 if you buy a Intercape 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 Johannesburg and Cape Town ?

  • 28 from Johannesburg to Cape Town starting from 07:15 Johannesburg until 20:30 Johannesburg

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

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 Johannesburg to Cape Town, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 77.47.

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 Johannesburg and Cape Town

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

Bus

Travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town 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 Johannesburg and Cape Town

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

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

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

  • 73% opted for a bus
  • 27% decided to fly