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Bus Cape Town to Grahamstown: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
06:30 - 19:45
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Grahamstown

3.7 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Cape Town to Grahamstown

Ratings and Reviews (9)

Ntombise M.11 January 2021 | 

Their drivers are soo friendley

Lumka T.12 November 2020 | 

The staff is friendly and happy to assist with anything

Spamandla M.2 November 2020 | 

Co Driver was late

Anton K.17 March 2020 | 

I had a comfortable ride, good seats. My only complaint was that from exactly midnight, until I got off at 6:30 am the bus driver blasted superloud music, which didn't really feel appropriate for a night drive.

Sipho N.2 February 2020 | 

Great experience

Phunyezwa G.31 January 2020 | 

The drivers forgot 4 poeple not so sure about the station nobody bothered to tell the passangers why is the bus turning back, We have to shout and ask but No they did not even show some respect to apologize. I am highly disappointed it's such a nice bus bt the drivers attitude stinks!!

Gregory W.24 March 2019 | 

Satisfactory. Good value for money.

Luke S.29 June 2018 | 

Thando and the staff were a delight. However, the bus arrived over an hour late

Stuart C.27 June 2018 | 

The check in counter at the bus terminal in Cape Town was chaotic. I could see that the staff had to deal with a lot of pressure due to the volumes of people in the Terminal.

Cape Town to Grahamstown buses

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Bus Companies

Cape Town to Grahamstown 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, Bellville, Bellville - Oakdale, Bus Station - Civic Centre, Bus Station - Old Marine Drive, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr or Somerset West (Strand).

In Grahamstown, your bus travel ends at Bathurst St, Grahamstown (Frontier Hotel) or Grahamstown (Kimberley Hall).

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses34
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures06:30 - 19:45
Minimum Price£15
Average Ticket Price£31
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeCitiliner, Greyhound Mega Coach, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner, Citiliner

Cape Town to Grahamstown Route Map

Cape Town to Grahamstown Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Grahamstown

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

The cheapest average bus price from Cape Town to Grahamstown is £31. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Grahamstown 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 Grahamstown?

The average travel time between Cape Town and Grahamstown is around 13h 55m, although the fastest bus will take about 12h 10m. This is the time it takes to travel the 468 miles that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Cape Town to Grahamstown can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 34 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Grahamstown by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cape Town to Grahamstown?

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Grahamstown, 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 Grahamstown?

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Grahamstown leave from Civic Centre or Bellville and arrive at Bathurst St, Grahamstown (Frontier Hotel), Grahamstown (Kimberley Hall).

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 Grahamstown!

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

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Cape Town to Grahamstown.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Cape Town to Grahamstown, 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.

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!

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Will you be returning to Cape Town by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, take a look at buses from Grahamstown to Cape Town.

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