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There are 9 ways to get from Limpopo to Cape Town by plane, bus, train, car train or car

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Fly from Polokwane  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Polokwane (PTG) to Capetown (CPT) PTG - CPT

$133 - $517

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Bus, car train  •  32h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pietersburg to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Cape Town

$40 - $73

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Bus to Hoedspruit, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Capetown (CPT) HDS - CPT

$233 - $819

Bus to Lanseria, fly  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Warmbaths to Midrand
  2. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Capetown (CPT) HLA - CPT

$95 - $251

Bus to Johannesburg, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Warmbaths to Pretoria
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Capetown (CPT) JNB - CPT

$86 - $254

Bus Citiliner  •  24h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Cape Town

$65 - $95

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Pietersburg to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Cape Town

$52 - $78

Bus, train  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown

$230 - $270

Drive  •  17h 39m

  1. Drive from Polokwane to Cape Town 1073 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Limpopo to Cape Town is to bus which costs R 700 - R 1 200 and takes 25h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Limpopo to Cape Town is to fly which costs R 1 900 - R 7 500 and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Limpopo to Cape Town. However, there are services departing from Polokwane and arriving at Cape Town via Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 10m.

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The distance between Limpopo and Cape Town is 1578 km. The road distance is 1716.7 km.

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The best way to get from Limpopo to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 24h 10m and costs R 900 - R 1 400.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Limpopo to Cape Town, including transfers.

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Limpopo to Cape Town bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Polokwane station.

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The best way to get from Limpopo to Cape Town is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs R 1 900 - R 7 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 900 - R 1 400 and takes 24h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Polokwane Airport to Capetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Limpopo to Cape Town bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Cape Town station.

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Map of how to get from Limpopo to Cape Town.
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  • Distance: 986.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Limpopo, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa?

South African Airways, Mango and Airlink fly from Polokwane to Cape Town hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Polokwane to Cape Town via Pretoria in around 24h 10m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Upington
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Polokwane to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown via Durban
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Lanseria to Capetown via Durban
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $410
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$218
November - April
$236
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Phalaborwa to Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Johanessburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Warmbaths to Midrand
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Warmbaths to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietersburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietersburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Limpopo to Cape Town is 1717 km. It takes approximately 17h 39m to drive from Limpopo to Cape Town.

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South African Airways offers flights from Polokwane Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 3593+ hotels available in Cape Town. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Limpopo to Polokwane Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs R 120 - R 150.

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