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Today25 Feb
from £21
Tomorrow26 Feb
from £23
Tue27 Feb
from £22
Wed28 Feb
from £22
Thu29 Feb
from £19
Fri1 Mar
from £21
Sat2 Mar
from £21
Sun3 Mar

Cheap buses leaving today

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Pretoria - Bosman Station - Scheiding Street.
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
Pretoria - Bosman Station - Scheiding Street.
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Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
2nd Cheapest
Pretoria - Bosman Station - Scheiding Street.
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
Pretoria - Scheiding St & Bosman St, Coach terminus
Cape Town - Bellville
Cape Town - Bellville
Bus Pretoria to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus Pretoria to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£28
Average bus trip duration20h 20m
Number of daily buses33
Earliest bus departure05:30
Distance810 miles
Latest bus departure19:00

See what travellers are saying about the trip from Pretoria to Cape Town

2.9 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (602)

The bus came late for pick up that’s the only thing i had a problem with, and it’s not the first time.

Charmaine D.

23 February 2024
I didn't enjoy

Tshilidzi T.

21 February 2024
Departure time was 1100hr, they took us to Johannesburg, we waited in Johannesburg up until 1525hrs, we departed Joburg. right now we are still on our way to Capetown i am a uct student, am suppose to be in the class but am still on the road😡😡. i will not recommend anyone to use Delta busses anymore.

Karen Amanda S.

14 February 2024
I hated everything the driver was rude. The bus was hours late the aircon was not working.

Malaika Mpho N.

13 February 2024
It was great. We were on time and The journey was at easy

Tshepang M.

12 February 2024
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Pretoria to Cape Town buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses33
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures05:30 - 19:00
Minimum Price£20
Average Ticket Price£28
Minimum Trip Duration17h55m
Average Bus Trip Duration20h20m
Distance810 miles
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 £28. 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 814 miles 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 your 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.

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

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Pretoria to Cape Town was searched and found on 29 Feb 2024 with a price of £20

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 £20 to £48 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 £20, which is on 2024-02-29.

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 the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from Pretoria 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 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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