Bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town

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Which tickets are the cheapest for the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route? What is the quickest bus? Compare all routes and companies when searching for buses from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Find all bus schedules with a single click!

Coach Johannesburg Cape Town: Facts about the bus route

Cheapest Bus£19.51
Fastest Bus16h 35m
Earliest Coach11:30
Latest Coach19:15
Daily Bus Connections2 Ø
Distance1,261.6 km
Coach CompaniesEldo Coaches, Intercape, Eagle Liner, Intercity Xpress
If you're trying to book a ticket for a coach from Johannesburg to Cape Town, CheckMyBus can help!
Find the exact times the bus departs from Johannesburg and arrives in Cape Town over the next few days and plan your trip in confidence. With us, you can receive information about available bus stops and travel times as well as amenities offered by the different companies, such as WiFi and air conditioning. With our search engine, you can find hus tickets from companies offering this route, such as Intercape, Eldo Coaches or Intercity Xpress. Looking to save money? Then you can compare prices between all companies with coaches travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town and get the cheapest bus tickets.
We’ll show you what you need to know about long-distance coaches in Johannesburg to help get you started as well as in Cape Town for a smooth arrival. Planning on further travel? We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Cape Town. There isn't a direct connection? Then check out our suggestions for alternative destinations from Johannesburg. Need to catch a flight? When you arrive in Cape Town, you can use our search engine to find transfers to nearby airports.

The cheapest coach connections from Johannesburg to Cape Town

Today
from £19.51
Tomorrow
from £19.51
13/05
from £19.51
14/05
from £19.51
15/05
from £19.51
16/05
from £20.09

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

  • Eldo Coaches
    11:30
    Johannesburg - Park City Transit Centre
    Duration 16h 35m
    04:05
    Cape Town - Central Station
    from£19.51
  • Eldo Coaches
    13:00
    Johannesburg - Park City Transit Centre
    Duration 18h 30m
    07:30
    Cape Town - Central Station
    from£19.51
  • Intercape
    12:30
    Johannesburg
    Duration 18h 45m
    07:15
    Cape Town
    from£21.17
  • Eagle Liner
    13:00
    Johannesburg
    Duration 17h 35m
    06:35
    Cape Town
    from£21.32
  • Eagle Liner
    17:40
    Johannesburg
    Duration 19h 10m
    12:50
    Cape Town
    from£21.32
  • Eagle Liner
    19:15
    Johannesburg
    Duration 17h 35m
    12:50
    Cape Town
    from£21.32
  • Intercape
    11:30
    Johannesburg
    Duration 19h 50m
    07:20
    Cape Town
    from£22.21
  • Intercape
    18:30
    Johannesburg
    Duration 19h 30m
    14:00
    Cape Town
    from£22.36
  • Eagle Liner
    17:40
    Johannesburg
    Duration 18h 35m
    12:15
    Cape Town
    from£27.02

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

Bus timetables may change. Below, you'll find coach companies that usually provide the bus route Johannesburg to Cape Town but are currently out of service.
  • Intercity Xpress
    11:30
    Johannesburg
    Duration 18h 10m
    05:40
    Cape Town
    from£21.48
    Temporarily not available: last found 29/04/2021

Bus Johannesburg Cape Town: Further information

Customise your search results to fit your travel needs.
In the search bar, we have already set Johannesburg as your place of departure and Cape Town as your destination. All you need to do is pick the date you’d like to travel on in the calendar to update your search. As a recommendation, we set a default travel date a few days in advance. Typically, people book their trips 3 to 7 days before they travel.
Are you planning on a return trip? If you already know when you’ll be coming back from Cape Town to Johannesburg, then all you need to do is select your chosen date to factor this in your results.
If you’d like to book for other people who are travelling with you, then enter in how many passengers will join you before starting your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available options for the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route and consider multiple factors before booking your journey. The cheapest coach tickets are provided by Eldo Coaches at £19.51, whereas the quickest connection takes 16h 35m. Whether you’d prefer the cheapest ticket, quickest trip or the bus with the most amenities, our search engine can help you find the best deal for your trip!
Prioritise your search results by sorting them by price, departure and arrival time. You can also filter your results by bus stop and by company to focus on the most relevant results for your travel needs.
While searching for a bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town, you can also compare other available modes of transport, such as trains, flights and carpooling.
We hope you have a nice bus trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town!

All bus stops in Johannesburg and Cape Town

Stations
Cape Town (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Old Marine Dr , 8001 Cape Town (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Morris Cl , 7490 Cape Town (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)
Cape Town (South Africa)

Bus Johannesburg Cape Town: FAQ about the bus route

How much does it cost to travel by coach from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

This depends on a variety of factors, such as the day and travel time. The cheapest trip for the route is available from £19.51 and takes 17h 40m. Compare offers and save money!

When comparing buses from Johannesburg to Cape Town, how much can I save?

This bus route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices from £19.51 to £40.23. Thus, we reccomend you book your journey as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Cape Town.

On average, how many connections are available for the bus route from Johannesburg to Cape Town each day?

Every day, the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route is offered by approximately 2 connections. With our search engine, you can find and compare bus times to find your ideal trip.

How long does the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route take?

The fastest coach from Johannesburg to Cape Town takes 16h 35m and is offered by Intercity Xpress. Bus tickets for this route cost £37.43. However, bear in mind that the bus trip may take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct coach from Johannesburg to Cape Town?

If you’re looking for a direct connection for the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route, we currently compare 2 direct bus connections with the following companies: Eldo Coaches

When does the first bus from Johannesburg depart for Cape Town?

The earliest bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town leaves at 11:30. Keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find the precise times for your planned travel date.

When does the last bus from Johannesburg depart for Cape Town?

The latest bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town starts at 19:15. 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 coach companies offer connections for the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route?

When travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town can travel with Intercape, Eldo Coaches and Intercity Xpress. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus deals from multiple companies. Find the trip that works best for you!

What can I bring with me on the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route?

Different bus companies have different policies about what you're allowed to take with you. In most cases, you can bring a suitcase and hand luggage on the Johannesburg Cape Town bus route for free. With our search engine, you can find a bus trip that is best suited to your travel needs.

What equipment does the coach from Johannesburg to Cape Town have?

The equipment on board varies depending on the company. However, many long-distance coches offer WiFi so you can keep in touch with your friends and share your exact location during the trip. To make travelling even more enjoyable, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. You can use our search function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Johannesburg to Cape Town on your planned travel date.

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