Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Trip Overview
Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Johannesburg
User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ratings and Reviews (72)
There was no free wifi that we were promised, I was bored all the way. And the TV was not on all the way to Johannesburg.
It was bad
Nice and comfortable
It is a bad idea to use a budgetliner for a long trip,its uncomfortable and unsettling and I paid for a more flexi ride and I was expecting the best like when I was going to cape town but I got the worst. Budgetliner should only be for short trip not for long distance ones.
I am completely satisfied
Overall a good trip. Safe.
Would have been good if the TV was playing. Why have TV sets that are not used
The time on the bus was horrible!
Exceeded my expectations.
Was a different experience
Check if passengers are comfortable
I'm going to use Intercape frequently. It's affordable it's on time, luggage is safe. I was really impressed. I've recommend it to my friend's & family too. Keep up the good work.
5 star service
Very friendly and patient people
Put toilet and incline seats on
Great service, will recommend it to everyone I know
The bus arrived a bit late. The other thing the driver was not patient with passengers
More service attendance to avoid congestive delays divide lagauge space in direct accordance with passenger arrival no lagauge carriers upon arrival.
No Wi-Fi. No movies/Entertainment.
Very clean, on time , comfortable and great service
It's good but tiring to travel a long journey.
Aircon not working properly, seat broken, door of toilet not closing properly, slamming the entire trip, trip to CT was a pleasure the trip Back to JHB a disaster.
too many stops
It’s comfortable,it’s the best, the only thing is that it left Cape Town at 12 instead of 11:15 but otherwise it’s perfect
The journey was OK.just the stopping time was short and rushed...only two stops over long periods ...not enough time to get food ,stretch your legs and go to the restrooms
Drive was long. Safety is key
only 3 stops of 15min. no airconditioning. i got moved by a person from my seat.(no structure) no wifi or any entertainment on ride.(false advertising) we had to give our water that we bought to drink to fill the busses radiator.(i feel this should all be checked when bus stops and not be put on the passangers shoulders.) very unsatisfied with the service.i feel that i did not get what i paid for or was advertised.
Due to the bus being more than two hours late, I missed my connecting bus. I lost my money and is stranded in Johannesburg. First bus out only Thursday. So not impressed. Probably never use Cityliner again.
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|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||5:30 AM - 8:20 PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$48|
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|Bus Companies on This Route||Citiliner, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner|
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