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Bus Cape Town to Durban: Trip Overview

30
Daily Buses
6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$69
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Durban

3.9 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cape Town to Durban

Ratings and Reviews (12)


Nkululeko M.September 6, 2020 | 

They just need to strengthen the health and safety procedures.

Lusanda M.March 27, 2020 | 

IT WAS GOOD OVERALL

Siphelele Cebile H.March 20, 2020 | 

Great service and friendly staff

Ruvimbo M.March 12, 2020 | 

Best drivers ever

Shirley K.February 21, 2020 | 

There was cockroaches on the bus

Lethokuhle M.January 14, 2020 | 

Can't complain, really impressed with the smoothens of the trip

Premkumar P.January 8, 2020 | 

The bus was clean, and the ride was comfortable. Well done to both drivers, who were well skilled at their task. The only issue I have is that our stop over in PE was very disappointing, we stopped at the engine garage, as this was a break stop I expected to get something to eat, and I was very disappointed to find that the shop was inadequately stocked to provide any decent food, all I could get was "junk" food. The driver explained that are only allowed to stop at these stops as passengers have previously been left behind, where there were multiple food stores. Overall trip was a pleasant experience.

Janine T.January 7, 2020 | 

I will not use Citiliner again. The toilet was out of use and because they were running late we were not allowed off to use the toilets. There was also no air conditioning and we were very hot as the bis was packed to capacity. Very inpleasant trip. A lot of passengers were unhappy.

Mhleli Jita C.October 13, 2019 | 

It's nice do use

Felicia Noluvuyo M.March 29, 2019 | 

Very comfortable, like a plane

Zayaan Malikah V.December 19, 2018 | 

insufficient stops, and bad customer service, however no problem with coach route, over all enjoyable, would prefer reserved seating options

Sboniso M.October 3, 2018 | 

They are simply the best

Cape Town to Durban Buses

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Bus Companies

Bus service from Cape Town to Durban are provided by Greyhound Dreamliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Intercape, Citiliner Plus and Citiliner.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Cape Town to Durban will depart from Civic Centre, Bellville, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr or Somerset West (Strand).

A bus ride to Durban will drop you off at Station or Beach.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses30
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Minimum Price$40
Average Ticket Price$69
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeCitiliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner, Citiliner

Cape Town to Durban Route Map

Cape Town to Durban Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Durban

How much does a bus ticket from Cape Town to Durban cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Cape Town to Durban is $69. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Durban is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Cape Town to Durban?

The average travel time between Cape Town and Durban is around 1d 3h, although the fastest bus will take about 21h 30m.This is the time it takes to travel the 1274 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Cape Town and Durban?

The number of buses from Cape Town to Durban can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 30 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Durban by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cape Town to Durban?

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Durban, you can travel comfortably and safely with Greyhound Dreamliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Greyhound Dreamliner.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Cape Town to Durban?

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Durban leave from Civic Centre or Bellville and arrive at Station, Beach.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

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Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Cape Town to Durban, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from Cape Town to Durban will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Cape Town to Durban while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

Will you be returning to Cape Town by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Durban to Cape Town.

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