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Bus Cape Town to Port Elizabeth: Trip Overview

35
Daily Buses
6:00 am - 8:15 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$40
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Port Elizabeth

3.7 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (37)


Tanika E.September 18, 2020 | 

Loved the trip and the bus was very nice. Comfortable and spacious. The staff was very friendly. My only disappointment was the cleanliness and the cockroaches. However, I would still use Grayhound above any other bus

Busisiwe M.September 12, 2020 | 

Bus was comfortable and the driver was friendly had an awesome trip

Valencia B.September 10, 2020 | 

I’m very disappointed, the bus was 1hour 15mins late. By the time they were in wind farm relaxing they were already late. They dropped us in Greenacres offices , and didn’t go to town. Normally the bus drops people at Greenacres and then goes to town ,but it didn’t due to that it will inconvenient them. No thoughts whatsoever for the passengers ,I’m utterly disgusted!

Nomfundo B.September 8, 2020 | 

Safe & reliable transport

Leon S.August 30, 2020 | 

Good service

Simnikiwe Queen D.March 6, 2020 | 

The bus was late and very hot 🥵 very disappointing

Springveldt S.March 5, 2020 | 

The bus was very nice, drives nice...the problem was the many people that got on at Bellville took longer than expected...

Hazel C.March 2, 2020 | 

I stay in cape Town for 44yrs and traveled to PE with Intercape for all those yrs never had a bad experience was always satisfied thks for being my beacon of satisfaction may the company grow from strength to strength God bless

Papamani M.February 23, 2020 | 

The budgetliner is too tiny shame, a fairly big gentleman sat next to me , my knees hurt due to lack of breathing space.

Michelle D.February 20, 2020 | 

Your drivers need training and stop being like a bunch of frat boys or school kids. Chatting up girls and playing nasty tricks on people. A man selling grapes in Worcester got on the bus, allowed by the driver... Passengers bought and when the driver wanted to leave, he started driving with the man still on the bus. We asked him to stop and let the man off but he drove very far from the man's car and it was dark and he had to find his own way back.

Namhla C.February 16, 2020 | 

Am not happy with the service I got from the drivers.the were very rude and allowed drunk passengers to get in the bus and some were even smoking inside.drivers didn't say anything. And the seats are very small so I was uncomfortable the whole trip

Zandile S.February 8, 2020 | 

It was comfortable

Lathitha Z.February 1, 2020 | 

Waited 5 hours for another bus to come to our rescue

Owam B.January 24, 2020 | 

I will definitely us the bus and recommend the bus to anyone else

Baphilise M.January 6, 2020 | 

I'm still happy with intercape

Bungane N.January 3, 2020 | 

good service

Karenlee S.January 2, 2020 | 

The staff member did not communicate to us once about where we are, how long our breaks are, when is it brake or when to get off at each stop. They had passed My girlfriend stop, albertinia and also places her bags in the wrong section without asking, they did not ask for her confirmation sticker either, that she owns the bags.. we had to knock plenty of times to ask the bus driver to turn around as they passed albertinia, when we knocked your bus driver ignored me and said "voetsek". When I woke up 6.30 (20 min before my bus should arrive In port elizaneth) the bus driver drove via utinhage. I had knocked again to confirm if we are still passing PE , they ignored me again. The drive itself there was no airconr turn ed on there was no air in he bus, no tv playing, NO communication as to how the trips work. Was the most u pleasant trip I've done with intercape in 9 years as I travel often. The bus drive was 7pm - 6.50 am Cape town civic to port Elizabeth 2 male drivers, black one light of completion other one dark. The light of completion had no name bage, also over weight that swore me and ignore me.

Barbra M.December 28, 2019 | 

Excellent all round service!

Eyam Luhle L.December 8, 2019 | 

I will use the services again

Baphilise M.December 3, 2019 | 

I commend this coach the only problem now is time.

Trevor C.November 17, 2019 | 

Very safe

Sonwabile Q.November 16, 2019 | 

good service provided

Ilhaam H.November 1, 2019 | 

My first time experience with Citiliner was very awful, it was extremely hot and smelled very badly as soon as I got on the bus, it was very dirty, cramped up and very uncomfortable also there were lots of cockroaches everywhere. I personally would not advise anyone to use this service.

Georgia K.May 15, 2019 | 

better than most

Eamonn K.May 2, 2019 | 

They were simply the worst I have ever experienced. The seats were way too small and no leg room. No communication from staff about arrival time. Such a disaster that these was no way I would travel back & booked a flight instead

Francesco A.April 30, 2019 | 

I feel ok with the bus and his stuff.

Lucille J.February 18, 2019 | 

It's the umtienth time I'm traveling with intercape and I'm starting to be a bit disappointed now, busses are always late and staff not as friendly as they use to be

Bradley C.February 4, 2019 | 

Intercape staff was polite and Friendly. There was never an Apology for the Bus being late. This resulted in me not being on Time for a very important meeting. However the Bus driver was a very safe driver.

Althea P.December 18, 2018 | 

It was a pleassnt and safe trip

Lukhanyo N.December 16, 2018 | 

Extremely disappointed

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Buses

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Bus Companies

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth buses are provided by Greyhound Dreamliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Intercape, Citiliner Plus and Citiliner.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Cape Town, the trip starts at Civic Centre, Bellville, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr or Somerset West (Strand).

In Port Elizabeth, your bus travel ends at Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth Central or PORT ELIZABETH DEPOT.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses35
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:00 am - 8:15 pm
Minimum Price$23
Average Ticket Price$40
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeCitiliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner, Citiliner

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Route Map

Cape Town to Port Elizabeth Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Port Elizabeth

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

The cheapest average bus price from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth is $40. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth?

The average travel time between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is around 12h 5m, although the fastest bus will take about 11h 10m.This is the time it takes to travel the 661 km that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 35 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth?

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, 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 Port Elizabeth?

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth leave from Civic Centre or Bellville and arrive at Port Elizabeth, Port Elizabeth Central, PORT ELIZABETH DEPOT.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth!

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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 Port Elizabeth that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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Did you know?

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

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

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

Will you be returning to Cape Town by bus?

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

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