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TodayApr 16
from $60
TomorrowApr 17
from $57
ThuApr 18
from $54
FriApr 19
from $54
SatApr 20
from $56
SunApr 21
from $54
MonApr 22
from $56
TueApr 23

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

4:45PM
1d3h
8:15PM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
Cheapest
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Cheapest
4:45PM
1d3h
8:35PM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
2nd Cheapest
Cape Town - Unit 2 Intercape Office, Old Marine Drive (Cape Town Station)
2nd Cheapest
6:45AM
1d
6:55AM
Durban - Durban Station (Coach terminus)
Fastest
Cape Town - Bellville
Fastest
4:00PM
1d4h
8:00PM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
4:00PM
1d4h
8:00PM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Bus Durban to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus Durban to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$60
Average Bus Trip Duration1d 2h
Number of daily buses23
Earliest bus departure6:15 AM
Distance1272 km
Latest bus departure4:45 PM

Durban to Cape Town Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses23
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:15AM - 4:45PM
Minimum Price$46
Average Ticket Price$60
Minimum Trip Duration23h
Average Bus Trip Duration1d2h
Distance1272 km
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Big Sky, Intercity Xpress, Greyhound South Africa
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Durban - Cape Town

The average bus ticket price from Durban to Cape Town is $60. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Durban to Cape Town 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 Durban and Cape Town is around 1d 2h, although the fastest bus will take about 23h.This is the time it takes to travel the 1274 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Durban to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 23 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Durban to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Buses travelling between Durban and Cape Town leave from Durban Beach - Intercape Office, o.r Tambo Parade (Opposite Tropicana Hotel) or Durban Station and arrive at Bellville, Bus Station - Civic Centre, Bus Station - Old Marine Drive.

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
04-14
$59
04-15
$58
Today
$59
04-17
$59
04-18
$59
04-19
$58
04-20
$59
04-21
$59
The cheapest trip from Durban to Cape Town was searched and found on Apr 15, 2024 with a price of $58

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

You can expect to pay from $58 to $64 for a bus ticket from Durban to Cape Town based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $58 which is on 2024-04-19.

Usually intercity_xpress 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

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while travelling from Durban to Cape Town.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

From miles long of beauteous natural landscapes to impressive man-crafted sights, you’re bound to be in for a visual treat on your bus trip from Durban to Cape Town.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Durban to Cape Town will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

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

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!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

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.

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