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What are the most popular bus routes to Cape Town?

Daily BusesAverage PriceAverage Trip Duration
Buses from Johannesburg to Cape TownDaily Buses47Average Price$37Average Trip Duration18h 50m
Buses from Durban to Cape TownDaily Buses31Average Price$43Average Trip Duration1d 2h
Buses from Pretoria to Cape TownDaily Buses32Average Price$36Average Trip Duration20h 20m
Buses from Port Elizabeth to Cape TownDaily Buses44Average Price$29Average Trip Duration12h 5m
Buses from East London to Cape TownDaily Buses48Average Price$29Average Trip Duration16h 15m

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When you book a bus trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town with Busbud, you pay an average price of $37. There are 47 scheduled buses per day. The bus trip takes an average of 18h 50m. Departures are between 07:15:00 and 20:30:00.

Each day 31 buses connect Durban to Cape Town. The average travel time for this route is 1d 2h. When you book with Busbud, you can expect an average price of $43. Daily departures are between 06:15:00 and 16:45:00.

You can take the bus from Pretoria to Cape Town for an average price of $36. There are 32 buses operating this route every day. The earliest bus leaves at 05:30:00 and the latest bus departs at 19:00:00. The average travel time for this route is 20h 20m.

Book a trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town with Busbud and you’ll find an average price of $29. Booking early helps you find the best deals. 44 buses connect Port Elizabeth to Cape Town every day. The first bus going to Cape Town leaves at 06:00:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:40:00. On average, it's a 12h 5m bus trip.

Travel from East London to Cape Town for $29. The trip takes an average of 16h 15m. Book with Busbud and you'll find 48 buses per day that operate this route. Daily departures are between 02:35:00 and 18:20:00.

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Where are the popular bus stations and stops in Cape Town?

Locations map

8 Mabel St, Oakdale, Cape Town, 7530, South Africa


1 Old Marine Dr, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa


Old Marine Drive Unit 11, Long Distance Bus Facility, Cape Town Station


Sasol Oak Service Station,, 179 Durban Rd, Oakdale, Cape Town, 7530, South Africa


8 Mabel St, Oakdale, Cape Town, 7530, South Africa

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