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TomorrowMar 2
from $19
SunMar 3
from $20
MonMar 4
from $20
TueMar 5
from $20
WedMar 6
from $20
ThuMar 7
from $17
FriMar 8
from $20
SatMar 9

Cheap buses leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

4:20PM
15h10m
7:30AM
East London - East London (Windmill)
Cheapest
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
Cheapest
4:10PM
15h20m
7:30AM
East London - EAST LONDON
2nd Cheapest
Cape Town - Cape Town Main Train Station
2nd Cheapest
2:20PM
14h40m
5:00AM
East London - EAST LONDON - Train Station, East London, Station St, Quigney
Fastest
Cape Town - CAPE TOWN - Long Distance Bus Facility, Old Marine Drive
Fastest
4:00PM
14h55m
6:55AM
East London - Intercape Office, Moore Street (Windmill Park)
Cape Town - Bellville
2:00PM
15h
5:00AM
East London - 56 Moore St, Windmill Park
Cape Town - 1 Old Marine Dr., Forshore
Bus East London to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Bus East London to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$29
Average bus trip duration16h 15m
Number of daily buses47
Earliest bus departure2:35 AM
Distance538 miles (867 km)
Latest bus departure6:20 PM

East London to Cape Town Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses47
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures2:35AM - 6:20PM
Minimum Price$17
Average Ticket Price$29
Minimum Trip Duration13h40m
Average Bus Trip Duration16h15m
Distance538 miles (867 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteIntercape, Big Sky, Intercity Xpress, Eagle Liner, Makalala Transport
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip East London - Cape Town

The average bus ticket price from East London to Cape Town is $29. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from East London 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 East London and Cape Town is around 16h 15m, although the fastest bus will take about 13h 40m. This is the time it takes to travel the 550 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from East London to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 47 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from East London to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the bus from East London to Cape Town, you can travel comfortably and safely with Intercape, Big Sky, Intercity Xpress.

Buses traveling between East London and Cape Town leave from Intercape Office, Moore Street (Windmill Park) or Railway Station and arrive at Bellville, Bus Station - Civic Centre, Bus Station - Old Marine Drive.

Once in Cape Town, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Camps Bay, Bo-Kaap Museum, Chapman's Peak Drive, Table Mountain Aerial Cableway, Bo Kaap.

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
02/28
$32
02/29
$24
Today
$30
03/02
$19
03/03
$19
03/04
$20
03/05
$19
03/06
$19
The cheapest trip from East London to Cape Town was searched and found on Mar 2, 2024 with a price of $19

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

You can expect to pay from $19 to $46 for a bus ticket from East London to Cape Town based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $19 which is on 2024-03-02.

Usually MAINLINER, MAKALALATRANSPORT 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

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Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from East London to Cape Town, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

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

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Did you know?

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

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.

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Bus from Cape Town to East London

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