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Bus Mthatha to Cape Town: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
9:00 AM - 11:50 PM
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Trip Reviews for Mthatha - Cape Town

3.8 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (13)

Nomvato K.January 1, 2020 | 

Service was gud,but problem was no toilet inside

Noncedo F.December 30, 2019 | 

Good service

Zimasa N.December 28, 2019 | 

The bus comes late, and still it stops many times in different stations.

Kutala S.December 27, 2019 | 

The journey was pleasant and the driver/s was/were great

Sisanda G.December 5, 2019 | 

Not so friendly drivers, the bus was freezing cold, until we complained twice

Maria M.October 8, 2019 | 

I used to enjoy traveling with intercape until I booked a late night trip 😣🙄. The stuff was so rude to us... I understand that it was late, but they must remain calm and patient with the travelers.

Cameron Msimelelo G.October 3, 2019 | 

The bus arrived and left on time at Mthatha but delayed at Gcuwa for about 15' to 20', without explanation

Arjunan N.September 7, 2019 | 

Relatively good. We can't expect a bus to be in time like an aircraft

Stephen M.April 29, 2019 | 

Bus breaking down on the road

Noluthando V.April 11, 2019 | 

The staff of the bus with a number 604 were so nice and respectful, but the seats weren't comfortable and the bus was very cold.

Asanda H.April 9, 2019 | 

If it was not for the strike that was in Knysna we would have made it to Cape Town on time and I would have rated the bus with more stars but we had to wait for about 2 hours before we could resume our journey. Otherwise the bus was comfortable and all those personalized extras like USB ports makes it worth all the trouble. I recommend Intercape

Poulain F.July 26, 2018 | 

Perfect in time but TV too loud, no water in the smelly bus toilet.. But fine anyway

Nobuntu D.January 22, 2018 | 

Information on a route to Kokstad I will be leaving Sunday back to Eastern Cape

Bus Companies on This Route

South Africa bus company: Citiliner

Mthatha to Cape Town Buses

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Bus Companies

Mthatha to Cape Town bus tickets are provided by Intercape.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Mthatha, the trip starts at Mthatha, Umata Station or UMTATA GUEST HOUSE.

In Cape Town, your bus travel ends at Civic Centre, Bellville, Civic Centre, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr or Somerset West (Strand).

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses26
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures9:00 AM - 11:50 PM
Minimum Price$19
Average Ticket Price$53
Minimum Trip Duration
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Bus Companies on This RouteIntercape

Mthatha to Cape Town Route Map

Mthatha to Cape Town Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Mthatha - Cape Town

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

The cheapest average bus price from Mthatha to Cape Town is $53. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Mthatha to Cape Town 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 Mthatha to Cape Town?

The average travel time between Mthatha and Cape Town is around 19h 45m, although the fastest bus will take about 16h 45m.This is the time it takes to travel the 623 miles that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Mthatha to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 26 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Mthatha to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Mthatha to Cape Town?

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

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

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

What are the best sights and things to do in Cape Town?

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.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Mthatha and Cape Town!

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Mthatha to Cape Town, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Mthatha to Cape Town.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Mthatha to Cape Town, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Will you be returning to Mthatha by bus?

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

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