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Bus Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town: Trip Overview

9
Daily Buses
8:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$49
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Pietermaritzburg - Cape Town

4.6 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (4)


Xolani M.September 24, 2020 | 

Good service keep up the good work

Nomathemba Thobekile Z.December 30, 2019 | 

Intercape bus staff they are very good

Nomvuyo N.July 14, 2019 | 

I always prefer intercape than other buses

Janet M.April 27, 2018 | 

Overall satisfactory. They need to however inform the passengers of the various stops and the duration of such stops so that they can be aware of how long they have been given to refresh.

Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town Buses

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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.

Bus Companies

Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town buses are provided by Greyhound Dreamliner and Intercape.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Pietermaritzburg, the trip starts at Pietermaritzburg or Pietermaritzburg - Link.

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

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses9
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures8:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Minimum Price$31
Average Ticket Price$49
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteCitiliner, Citiliner, Intercape

Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town Route Map

Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Pietermaritzburg - Cape Town

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

The cheapest average bus price from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town is $49. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Pietermaritzburg 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 Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town?

The average travel time between Pietermaritzburg and Cape Town is around 23h 40m, although the fastest bus will take about 20h 5m.This is the time it takes to travel the 763 miles that separates the two cities.

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

The number of buses from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 9 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town?

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

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

Buses traveling between Pietermaritzburg and Cape Town leave from Pietermaritzburg or Pietermaritzburg - Link and arrive at Civic Centre, Bellville, Intercape Depot Montreal Dr.

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 Pietermaritzburg and Cape Town!

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

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

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

Did you know?

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!

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.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Will you be returning to Pietermaritzburg by bus?

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

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