Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg

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Facts about the coach from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Cheapest Bus£13.24
Fastest Bus10h 55m
Earliest Coach17:45
Latest Coach19:00
Daily Bus Connections6 Ø
Distance1,261.6 km
Coach CompaniesIlulaBus, Intercape, Eldo Coaches, Eagle Liner, Intercity Xpress, APM, Busbud
Are you looking for a bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg?
CheckMyBus has got you covered! We compare all available buses from Cape Town to Johannesburg and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll help you find tickets from companies travelling this route, including Eldo Coaches or Intercity Xpress. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the coach have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you the cheapest coaches from Cape Town to Johannesburg over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about long-distance bus stops in Cape Town and Johannesburg which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Johannesburg and alternative destinations from Cape Town. If you need to continue your journey with a flight, you can find the most popular airport transfers departing from Johannesburg.

The cheapest coach connections from Cape Town to Johannesburg

Today
from £18.50
Tomorrow
from £17.60
13/05
from £18.50
14/05
from £18.50
15/05
from £18.50
16/05
from £18.50

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • IlulaBus
    18:30
    Cape Town
    Duration 10h 55m
    05:25
    Johannesburg
    from£13.24
  • Intercape
    19:00
    Cape Town
    Duration 13h 0m
    08:00
    Johannesburg
    from£14.03
  • Intercape
    19:00
    Cape Town
    Duration 13h 25m
    08:25
    Johannesburg
    from£14.03
  • Eldo Coaches
    18:15
    Cape Town
    Duration 11h 0m
    05:15
    Johannesburg
    from£17.66
  • Eagle Liner
    17:45
    Cape Town
    Duration 11h 25m
    05:10
    Johannesburg
    from£18.18
  • Eagle Liner
    17:45
    Cape Town
    Duration 12h 10m
    05:55
    Johannesburg
    from£18.18

What are the cheapest buses from Cape Town to Johannesburg you would typically find?

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Cape Town to Johannesburg but are currently out of service.
  • Intercity Xpress
    19:45
    Cape Town
    Duration 1h 0m
    20:45
    Johannesburg
    from£4.87
    Temporarily not available: last found 23/04/2021
  • APM
    07:00
    Cape Town
    Duration 1h 0m
    08:00
    Johannesburg
    from£12.82
    Temporarily not available: last found 23/04/2021
  • Busbud
    18:30
    Cape Town
    Duration 13h 55m
    08:25
    Johannesburg
    from£17.98
    Temporarily not available: last found 23/04/2021

Bus Cape Town to Johannesburg: Further information

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Upon getting your results, you’ll be able to compare all available coaches from Cape Town to Johannesburg and take multiple factors into consideration before you book your trip. The cheapest coach tickets are offered by Intercity Xpress at £4.87, while the fastest connection takes 10h 55m. It’s up to you if you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you’re searching for, we can help you find the best deal for you!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customise everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Cape Town Johannesburg bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transport, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
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All bus stops in Cape Town and Johannesburg

Stations
Bezuidenhout St & Bertrams Rd , Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Kerk St 84, 2000 Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Cnr 77 Nugget and Kerk Street , 2001 Johannesburg (South Africa)
Rissik St , 2000 Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Southgate Rd , 2082 Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)
Johannesburg (South Africa)

FAQs about the Cape Town Johannesburg bus route

How much does a Cape Town Johannesburg coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Cape Town Johannesburg bus trip is available from £13.24 and takes 1h 0m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

This connection is offered by 1 bus company with ticket prices ranging from £4.87 to £23.01. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Johannesburg.

How many connections are available for the Cape Town Johannesburg route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Cape Town to Johannesburg is offered by roughly 6 connections. By using our search engine, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Johannesburg from Cape Town take?

The quickest coach from Cape Town to Johannesburg is provided by Intercity Xpress and takes 10h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £4.87. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

The earliest bus to Johannesburg departs from Cape Town at 17:45. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Cape Town to Johannesburg?

The latest bus to Johannesburg departs from Cape Town at 19:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Cape Town Johannesburg route?

Passengers looking to travel from Cape Town to Johannesburg can travel with Eldo Coaches and Intercity Xpress. Compare all available bus tickets with our search engine to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus for the Cape Town Johannesburg bus trip?

If you’re searching for a direct connection from Cape Town to Johannesburg our search engine currently compares 4 direct bus connections with the following companies: Eldo Coaches

What can I take with me on the bus to Johannesburg from Cape Town?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Cape Town Johannesburg bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Cape Town Johannesburg bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg on your planned travel date.

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