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Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

10:00AM
1d
10:15AM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
Cheapest
Cape Town - Bellville
Cheapest
10:00AM
1d
10:50AM
Durban - Durban - Intercape office, 65 Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (Durban Station)
2nd Cheapest
Cape Town - Bus Station - Civic Centre
2nd Cheapest
6:45AM
1d
6:55AM
Durban - DURBAN (STATION) - DURBAN STATION, COACH TERMINUS ,1 JELF TAYLOR CRES, STAMFORD HILL, DURBAN, 4001
Fastest
Cape Town - Bellville
Fastest
9:15AM
1d1h
10:15AM
Durban - Durban Beach - Intercape Office, O.R Tambo Parade (opposite Tropicana Hotel)
Cape Town - Bellville
6:45AM
1d1h
8:00AM
Durban - DURBAN (STATION) - DURBAN STATION, COACH TERMINUS ,1 JELF TAYLOR CRES, STAMFORD HILL, DURBAN, 4001
Cape Town - CAPE TOWN
Bus Durban to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus Durban to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$43
Average bus trip duration1d 2h
Number of daily buses22
Earliest bus departure6:15 AM
Distance789 miles (1272 km)
Latest bus departure4:45 PM

Durban to Cape Town Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses22
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:15AM - 4:45PM
Minimum Price$37
Average Ticket Price$43
Minimum Trip Duration23h
Average Bus Trip Duration1d2h
Distance789 miles (1272 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteIntercape, Big Sky, Intercity Xpress, Greyhound South Africa
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Durban - Cape Town

The bus is the best choice to get to Cape Town without flying. The bus provides a cost-effective, safe, and easy way to travel between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

On average, the trip from Durban to Cape Town takes around 1d 2h, although the minimum time it takes to get there is 23h with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 790 miles (1274 km) that separate the two cities.

About 790 miles (1274 km) separate Durban and Cape Town.

You can choose from 22 travel times and travel with Intercape, Big Sky and Intercity Xpress. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Durban to Cape Town may vary. Want to make your bus journey from Durban to Cape Town as smooth as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service has you covered with departures starting at 6:15 AM and ending at 4:45 PM.

Most of the buses traveling from Durban to Cape Town leave from Beach and arrive at Bellville. These are the main pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, there are other pick-up and drop-off locations that could make it easier for you to reach your destination.

Go for the bus if you want the most cost-effective way to travel this route. $34 is the starting point for the cost-effective bus ride to Cape Town from Durban.

The average price of a one-way ticket from Durban to Cape Town is $43. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $34 and $96, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.

Once in Cape Town, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are BOS 400 Shipwreck, Bo Kaap, Cape of Good Hope & Cape Point, Simonstown and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

Yes, you can take a night bus to go from Durban to Cape Town. Remember to bring along essentials like a blanket and some snacks to ensure a cozy and convenient journey.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

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

Best price found
02/19
$41
02/20
$81
Today
$41
02/22
$37
02/23
$39
02/24
$40
02/25
$38
02/26
$37
The cheapest trip from Durban to Cape Town was searched and found on Feb 22, 2024 with a price of $37

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

You can expect to pay from $37 to $81 for a bus ticket from Durban to Cape Town based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $37 which is on 2024-02-22.

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

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Durban to Cape Town.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

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 Durban to Cape Town.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Durban to Cape Town will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Durban to Cape Town while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

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!

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

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.

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Bus from Cape Town to Durban

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