There are 3 ways to get from Swellendam to Cape Town by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Swellendam to Cape Town

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Swellendam to Somerset West
  2. Take the train from Strand to Cape Town Northern

$14 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Swellendam to Cape Town 139.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swellendam to Cape Town is to bus and train which costs R 180 - R 270 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swellendam to Cape Town is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs R 290 - R 430.

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The distance between Swellendam and Cape Town is 186 km. The road distance is 224 km.

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The bus from Swellendam to Cape Town takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swellendam and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Swellendam to Cape Town once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Strand to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Swellendam to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Swellendam to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Swellendam to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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