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Today27 Feb
from £18
Tomorrow28 Feb
from £16
Thu29 Feb
from £17
Fri1 Mar
from £17
Sat2 Mar
from £18
Sun3 Mar
from £17
Mon4 Mar
from £18
Tue5 Mar
from £17

Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

19:15
11h15m
06:30
Port Elizabeth - Regent Cafe, C/o Link Rd & Rochelle Rd
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Cape Town - CAPE TOWN
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Bus Port Elizabeth to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus Port Elizabeth to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£24
Average bus trip duration12h 5m
Number of daily buses43
Earliest bus departure06:00
Distance410 miles
Latest bus departure22:40
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3.4 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (626)

The bus was over an hour late however the staff at the office were very nice and friendly The bus smell of urine was not pleasant at all, this needs to be looked into as well as the rubbish were all over on the floors

Beauty G.

24 February 2024
First time ever I booked that bus,after I saw the ad on social media..Drivers are very pleasant,I witnessed one driver waking up a client who was fast asleep in Kynsna get off stop..They check on their list to see who must get off where,call their name and go to their seats to wake them up.. Impressive..

Nontobeko F.

19 February 2024
We were moved over to another bus because our bus was late.

Dolian V.

18 February 2024
I enjoyed the fact that there was no music played, especially gospel music by the drivers. I like quieteness. However, I didn't like the fact that someone not far from where I was sitting was playing music on his/ her phone without the headphones. That was really annoying for me. We have different preferences as people when it comes to music. And lastly, I went to utilize the bus toilet for the first time after dropping in Bellville & it was a mess.

Lakhikhaya J.

13 February 2024
Found a cockroach on it

Adrian V.

11 February 2024
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Port Elizabeth to Cape Town buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses43
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures06:00 - 22:40
Minimum Price£16
Average Ticket Price£24
Minimum Trip Duration9h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration12h5m
Distance410 miles
Bus companies on this routeIntercape, Big Sky, Eagle Liner, Intercity Xpress, WILLIAMSCOACHES
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Port Elizabeth - Cape Town

The average bus ticket price from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town is £24. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Port Elizabeth 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 Port Elizabeth and Cape Town is around 12h 5m, although the fastest bus will take about 9h 55m. This is the time it takes to travel the 410 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 43 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, Big Sky, Eagle Liner.

Buses travelling between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town leave from Intercape Office, C/O Fleming and North Union Street (Central) or Newton Park - Eaglecity, 262 Cape Rd and arrive at Bellville, Bus Station - Civic Centre, Bus Station - Old Marine Drive.

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
£23
26/02
£19
Today
£19
28/02
£16
29/02
£17
01/03
£17
02/03
£19
03/03
£17
The cheapest trip from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town was searched and found on 28 Feb 2024 with a price of £16

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

You can expect to pay from £16 to £60 for a bus ticket from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £16, which is on 2024-02-28.

Usually MAINLINER 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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

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 Port Elizabeth to Cape Town.

Buses have the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less than a car or an airplane.

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

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.

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.

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