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Bus Cape Town to Mthatha: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
7:30 AM - 6:50 PM
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Trip Reviews for Cape Town - Mthatha

3.9 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cape Town to Mthatha

Ratings and Reviews (8)

Unathi M.February 3, 2020 | 

They took more than one hour waiting for people who were late for bus

Apindile N.January 5, 2020 | 

Intercape must also use N1 route

Nomasebe S.December 11, 2019 | 

It was a bit late ... supposedly should pull at 6h20 but it was 6h29 time of its arrival and picking. Getting to Mtata was ridiculous... we were to reach Mtata by 9h55 but it was 11h20.

Yola Q.November 29, 2019 | 

The trip was fine except for the charger ports that were not working

Nandipha Z.October 26, 2019 | 

Please service the buses. It’s unacceptable that we broke down before we left cpt and still had to wait three hours for a new bus. I am very disappointed

Nophelo Atheria G.August 5, 2019 | 

Just keep the standard

Patricia Disego M.March 31, 2019 | 

Does intercape have a sleep liner?

Nobuntu D.February 1, 2018 | 

good so far

Bus Companies on This Route

South Africa bus company: Citiliner

Cape Town to Mthatha Buses

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Bus Companies

Bus service from Cape Town to Mthatha is covered by Intercape.

Stations & Stops

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

A bus ride to Mthatha will drop you off at Mthatha, Umata Station or UMTATA GUEST HOUSE.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses27
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:30 AM - 6:50 PM
Minimum Price$19
Average Ticket Price$42
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteIntercape

Cape Town to Mthatha Route Map

Cape Town to Mthatha Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Cape Town - Mthatha

How much does a bus ticket from Cape Town to Mthatha cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Cape Town to Mthatha is $42. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cape Town to Mthatha is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Cape Town to Mthatha?

The average travel time between Cape Town and Mthatha is around 20h 15m, although the fastest bus will take about 16h.This is the time it takes to travel the 623 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Cape Town and Mthatha?

The number of buses from Cape Town to Mthatha can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 27 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cape Town to Mthatha by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cape Town to Mthatha?

When taking the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha?

Buses traveling between Cape Town and Mthatha leave from Civic Centre or Bellville and arrive at Mthatha, Umata Station, UMTATA GUEST HOUSE.

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Bus Travel Tips

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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.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

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.

Will you be returning to Cape Town by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Mthatha to Cape Town.

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