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Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
05:30 - 20:20
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Johannesburg

3.7 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (100)

Emily G.18 November 2020 | 

It best its only dirty toilets

Lukhanyo D.16 November 2020 | 

Its so good only needs to improve on toilet 🚻 hygiene.

Omega M.16 November 2020 | 

Great ride, but very unsatisfied with check in team at Cape Town Station; very unfriendly and rude to customers.

Michael M.15 November 2020 | 

Very friendly staff and drivers .Bus ok.PITTY Greyhound bus is the worst ever

Nicholas P.6 November 2020 | 

Revisit your policy of exchange on travel times.I was intending to travel on 4th November from Capetown.I bought my ticket online by mistake for 5th November. When I visited your Civic Centre offices to request for a switch to anytime on the 4th other than the 3pm bus,I had intended to board,I was told to pay an additional R420.00.I found this a bit weird considering that there aren't many passengers travelling, the buses aren't at all full.Why being so rigid and inconsiderate? Money is a scarce commodity these days.

Ednah M.5 November 2020 | 

It is a great bus to travel with

Charity M.2 November 2020 | 

Fine in every aspect

Mapule M.1 November 2020 | 

The bus started having a problem and smoked when we were in the way. We were not informed till later although it kept stopping. And we asked the driver to leave certain stops so we get home on time but it was not possible, and he was driving so slow.

Nonkoliso J.30 October 2020 | 

The bus takes time and stop uneccesary

Vhonani M.29 October 2020 | 

The bus was so late and it is not good at all. It was late by 2 hours. 😡

Christopher M.24 October 2020 | 

It's affordable price and drive so nice

Indiphile D.22 October 2020 | 

I would recommend the bus to people

Phumeza M.19 October 2020 | 

Great journey with respectful driver I enjoyed the trip

Lehlohonolo M.18 October 2020 | 

The driver was very kind and helpful but lady at the front desk was rude and dismissive and after the bus broke down the contingency plan was the worst almost fainted and I broke my bag as well hopped on two busses before it reached Park station

Llewellyn A.5 October 2020 | 

Good service

Masesi Selinah K.4 October 2020 | 

Intercape is ok. Problem is the bus drivers. They were very rude. They would talk on the phone while driving. We had few pit stops whereby we even stopped in the bushes. They didn't care if everyone is back in the bus, never bothered to count passengers. And they spoke to passengers with no respect.

Yannick Mbuyi K.28 September 2020 | 

Doing good job

Ephania H.28 September 2020 | 

Happy Client, i would use it again

Derrick J.26 September 2020 | 

No wifi connection

Suzette K.24 September 2020 | 

The staff was excellent and very helpful friendly and they drove excellent..

Lebogang D.20 September 2020 | 

Enjoyed the trip, clean, comfortable bus. I will use it again and can also recommend the same to my family.

Godfrey M.20 September 2020 | 

Comfortable. Seats a little to work but that was the only issue

Renay N.16 September 2020 | 

it was ok

George T.16 September 2020 | 

Wonderful journey!

Ashley M.14 September 2020 | 

Good costumer service

Ngqiqo T.13 September 2020 | 

Well the bus was fine however, I was promised Wi-Fi and television but I got neither.

Nomthadazo B.10 September 2020 | 

Had a safe trip

Kedibone Mary S.10 September 2020 | 

The staff was welcoming and very helpful at all times they made sure that everyone was on the bus and that no passenger was lost or not on the right bus the trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg was amazing

Sekela Lwando G.2 September 2020 | 

Nice bus I can use it again

Muneiwa T.1 September 2020 | 

I highly recommend citiliner for long distance travels

Cape Town to Johannesburg buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Cape Town to Johannesburg, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Bus service from Cape Town to Johannesburg are provided by Greyhound Dreamliner, Intercape, Citiliner Plus and Citiliner.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Cape Town to Johannesburg will depart from Civic Centre, Bellville, Bellville, Bellville Park, Bus Station - Civic Centre, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr or Somerset West (Strand).

A bus ride to Johannesburg will drop you off at Park Station, Bethrams, BERTHRAMS - Mozambique Touring service, Shop 5, Boksburg (Mc Donalds East Rand Value Mall), Denver Hostel via Gp Hostel, Eaglecity Kerk Street, Johannesburg , Johannesburg Park Station (Bay21), Kerk Street or Newtown.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses41
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures05:30 - 20:20
Minimum Price£18
Average Ticket Price£28
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeCitiliner, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner, Citiliner

Cape Town to Johannesburg Route Map

Cape Town to Johannesburg Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Johannesburg

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

The cheapest average bus price from Cape Town to Johannesburg is £28. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg?

The average travel time between Cape Town and Johannesburg is around 19h, although the fastest bus will take about 16h 50m. This is the time it takes to travel the 784 miles that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Cape Town to Johannesburg can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 41 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg, you can travel comfortably and safely with Greyhound Dreamliner, Greyhound Dreamliner, Intercape.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Johannesburg leave from Civic Centre or Bellville and arrive at Park Station, Bethrams, BERTHRAMS - Mozambique Touring service, Shop 5.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Cape Town to Johannesburg but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

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

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 Johannesburg that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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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!

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

Will you be returning to Cape Town by bus?

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

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