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TodayFeb 26
from $40
TomorrowFeb 27
from $38
WedFeb 28
from $38
ThuFeb 29
from $36
FriMar 1
from $30
SatMar 2
from $32
SunMar 3
from $36
MonMar 4
from $36

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

5:30PM
21h30m
3:00PM
Pretoria - Pretoria Luxury Coach Terminal
Cheapest
Cape Town - Long Distance Bus Facility
Cheapest
5:30PM
21h
2:30PM
Pretoria - Pretoria Luxury Coach Terminal
2nd Cheapest
Cape Town - Shop 7 132, Durban Rd, Bellville
2nd Cheapest
6:00PM
18h15m
12:15PM
Pretoria - Scheiding St & Bosman St, Coach terminus
Fastest
Cape Town - Bellville
Fastest
6:00PM
18h50m
12:50PM
Pretoria - Scheiding St & Bosman St, Coach terminus
Cape Town - CAPE TOWN
4:40PM
19h35m
12:15PM
Pretoria - PRETORIA - BOSMAN STATION COACH TERMINUS, 4, SCHEIDING ST & BOSMON ST, PRETORIA WEST, PRETORIA, 0001
Cape Town - Bellville
Bus Pretoria to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus Pretoria to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$48
Average Bus Trip Duration20h 20m
Number of daily buses33
Earliest bus departure5:30 AM
Distance1306 km
Latest bus departure7:00 PM

Pretoria to Cape Town Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses33
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures5:30AM - 7:00PM
Minimum Price$31
Average Ticket Price$48
Minimum Trip Duration17h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration20h20m
Distance1306 km
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Greyhound South Africa, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner, Big Sky
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Pretoria - Cape Town

The average bus ticket price from Pretoria to Cape Town is $48. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Pretoria 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 Pretoria and Cape Town is around 20h 20m, although the fastest bus will take about 17h 55m.This is the time it takes to travel the 1313 km that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Pretoria to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 33 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Pretoria to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Pretoria to Cape Town, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, Greyhound South Africa, Intercity Xpress.

Buses travelling between Pretoria and Cape Town leave from Pretoria Station or Pretoria 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
02-24
$52
02-25
$42
Today
$41
02-27
$39
02-28
$39
02-29
$37
03-01
$31
03-02
$33
The cheapest trip from Pretoria to Cape Town was searched and found on Mar 1, 2024 with a price of $31

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

You can expect to pay from $31 to $69 for a bus ticket from Pretoria to Cape Town based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $31 which is on 2024-03-01.

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

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 Pretoria and Cape Town!

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

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

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Pretoria to Cape Town, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

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

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.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

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