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Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
5:30 AM - 8:20 PM
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 travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Ratings and Reviews (72)

Mogau Wellcome M.April 10, 2020 | 

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.

Sebataolo M.March 20, 2020 | 

It was bad

Nkateko M.March 18, 2020 | 

Nice and comfortable

Dineo M.March 18, 2020 | 

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.

Moses Mchululi M.March 17, 2020 | 

I am completely satisfied

Lazola K.March 10, 2020 | 

Overall a good trip. Safe.

Marlon S.March 2, 2020 | 

Would have been good if the TV was playing. Why have TV sets that are not used

Mpho T.February 29, 2020 | 

The time on the bus was horrible!

Wamkelwe M.February 25, 2020 | 

Exceeded my expectations.

Leon T.February 19, 2020 | 

Was a different experience

Thenjiwe N.February 18, 2020 | 

Check if passengers are comfortable

Lolly N.February 17, 2020 | 

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.

Leonard Maboko N.February 13, 2020 | 

5 star service

Lwazi D.February 3, 2020 | 

Very friendly and patient people

Moffat K.January 17, 2020 | 

Put toilet and incline seats on

Jabulani D.January 15, 2020 | 

Great service, will recommend it to everyone I know

Sphelele M.January 14, 2020 | 

The bus arrived a bit late. The other thing the driver was not patient with passengers

John K.January 8, 2020 | 

More service attendance to avoid congestive delays divide lagauge space in direct accordance with passenger arrival no lagauge carriers upon arrival.

Joleen C.January 8, 2020 | 

No Wi-Fi. No movies/Entertainment.

Judith C.January 6, 2020 | 

Very clean, on time , comfortable and great service

Sealefela M.January 6, 2020 | 

It's good but tiring to travel a long journey.

Lebohang R.January 4, 2020 | 

Excellent services

Joshua B.January 3, 2020 | 

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.

Amanda M.January 3, 2020 | 

too many stops

Daisy M.January 3, 2020 | 

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

Themba Amangwane H.December 28, 2019 | 

Good trip

Juleen T.December 28, 2019 | 

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

Leatitia P.December 27, 2019 | 

Drive was long. Safety is key

Agnes V.December 24, 2019 | 

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.

Oelof V.December 23, 2019 | 

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.

Cape Town to Johannesburg Buses

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Bus Companies

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

Stations & Stops

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

A bus ride to Johannesburg will drop you off at Park Station or Bethrams.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses19
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures5:30 AM - 8:20 PM
Minimum Price$21
Average Ticket Price$48
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteCitiliner, Citiliner, Intercape, Citiliner

Cape Town to Johannesburg Route Map

Cape Town to Johannesburg Route Map

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Bus Travel Tips

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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.

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