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Today27 Feb
from £21
Tomorrow28 Feb
from £13
Thu29 Feb
from £13
Fri1 Mar
from £17
Sat2 Mar
from £17
Sun3 Mar
from £17
Mon4 Mar
from £17
Tue5 Mar

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

19:45
19h30m
15:15
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Cheapest
Pretoria - Intercape Office, C/O Paul Kruger and Scheiding Street (Pretoria Station)
Cheapest
19:00
20h15m
15:15
Cape Town - Unit 2 Intercape Office, Old Marine Drive (Cape Town Station)
2nd Cheapest
Pretoria - Intercape Office, C/O Paul Kruger and Scheiding Street (Pretoria Station)
2nd Cheapest
19:45
19h
14:45
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Fastest
Pretoria - Intercape Office, C/O Paul Kruger and Scheiding Street (Pretoria Station)
Fastest
19:30
19h10m
14:40
Cape Town - Bellville
Pretoria - PRETORIA - BOSMAN STATION COACH TERMINUS, 4, SCHEIDING ST & BOSMON ST, PRETORIA WEST, PRETORIA, 0001
18:45
19h45m
14:30
Cape Town - Bellville - Intercape Office, 8 Mabel Street (turnoff from Durban Road)
Pretoria - Intercape Office, C/O Paul Kruger and Scheiding Street (Pretoria Station)
Bus Cape Town to Pretoria: Trip Overview

Bus Cape Town to Pretoria: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£29
Average bus trip duration20h 15m
Number of daily buses39
Earliest bus departure10:15
Distance810 miles
Latest bus departure19:45
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2.7 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (484)

Everything it's clean and comfortable

Barney M.

25 February 2024
The way they managed break

Adecel R.

24 February 2024
The driver was very rude to begin with it was a chubby guy ..the bus only made (3)Three stops from cape Town our legs was stuff like crazy and we arrived 2 hours before scandaled thime we..it was still dark when we arrived and had to wake people up to come and pick us up so I was and still highly unsatisfied

Jerome M.

14 February 2024
I enjoyed the Aircon Not too many stops Bathroom in the bus Spacious

Dimakatso M.

12 February 2024
The bus has delays and arrival time is supposed to be around 10 at Pretoria but at 14.40 we still haven’t reached Joburg

Simphiwe S.

9 February 2024
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Cape Town to Pretoria buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses39
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures10:15 - 19:45
Minimum Price£14
Average Ticket Price£29
Minimum Trip Duration17h35m
Average Bus Trip Duration20h15m
Distance810 miles
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Greyhound South Africa, Intercity Xpress, Big Sky, Eagle Liner
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cape Town - Pretoria

The average bus ticket price from Cape Town to Pretoria is £29. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Pretoria 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 Cape Town and Pretoria is around 20h 15m, although the fastest bus will take about 17h 35m. This is the time it takes to travel the 814 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Cape Town to Pretoria can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 39 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Pretoria by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Buses travelling between Cape Town and Pretoria leave from Bellville or Bus Station - Civic Centre and arrive at Pretoria Station, Pretoria Station.

Find cheapest prices for buses

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
25/02
£20
26/02
£21
Today
£21
28/02
£14
29/02
£14
01/03
£18
02/03
£18
03/03
£18
The cheapest trip from Cape Town to Pretoria was searched and found on 28 Feb 2024 with a price of £14

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

You can expect to pay from £14 to £70 for a bus ticket from Cape Town to Pretoria based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £14, which is on 2024-02-28.

Usually MAINLINER, SLEEPLINER 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

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 Pretoria 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 Pretoria, 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 Pretoria that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Cape Town to Pretoria.

Did you know?

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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.

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.

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