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TodayApr 13
from $27
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from $27
MonApr 15
from $28
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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

4:10PM
16h20m
8:30AM
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
Cheapest
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
Cheapest
6:00PM
17h45m
11:45AM
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
2nd Cheapest
Johannesburg - JHB A 41, Park Station, Rissik St.
2nd Cheapest
7:00PM
15h
10:00AM
Cape Town - CAPE TOWN
Fastest
Johannesburg - JOHANNESBURG
Fastest
5:30PM
1d2h
8:00PM
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Johannesburg - Intercape Office, C/O Rissik and Wolmarans Street (Johannesburg Station)
5:30PM
1d2h
8:00PM
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Johannesburg - Intercape Office, C/O Rissik and Wolmarans Street (Johannesburg Station)
Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$52
Average Bus Trip Duration18h 30m
Number of daily buses43
Earliest bus departure10:15 AM
Distance1245 km
Latest bus departure7:45 PM

Cape Town to Johannesburg Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses43
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures10:15AM - 7:45PM
Minimum Price$35
Average Ticket Price$52
Minimum Trip Duration14h
Average Bus Trip Duration18h30m
Distance1245 km
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Intercity Xpress, WEZWECOACHES, Greyhound South Africa, Eagle Liner
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Johannesburg

The average bus ticket price from Cape Town to Johannesburg is $52. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg 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!

The average travel time between Cape Town and Johannesburg is around 18h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 14h.This is the time it takes to travel the 1263 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Cape Town to Johannesburg can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 43 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, Intercity Xpress, WEZWECOACHES.

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Johannesburg leave from Bellville or Bus Station - Civic Centre and arrive at Johannesburg Airport, Park City Transit Centre, Johannesburg Station, Bethrams.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04-11
$35
04-12
$35
Today
$35
04-14
$35
04-15
$35
04-16
$35
04-17
$35
04-18
$35
The cheapest trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg was searched and found on Apr 18, 2024 with a price of $35

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $35 to $94 for a bus ticket from Cape Town to Johannesburg based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $35 which is on 2024-04-18.

Usually WEZWECOACHES will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg, get comfy and count the stars.

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Cape Town to Johannesburg that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Cape Town to Johannesburg.

Did you know?

Did you know some bus companies in Germany offer to their passenger low-costs snacks and regional beer based on their destination? Prosit!

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travellers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

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