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There are 6 ways to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town by bus, train, car train, car or plane

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Bus Citiliner  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town

$21 - $29

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Car train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the car train from Beaufort West to Cape Town

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus Eldo Coaches  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town

Train  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Beaufort West to Capetown

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Beaufort West to Cape Town 290.5 miles

$45 - $65

Bus, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Beaufort West to George
  2. Fly from George (GRJ) to Capetown (CPT) GRJ - CPT

$113 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town is to car train which costs R 140 - R 200 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town is to drive which costs R 600 - R 950 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beaufort West and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beaufort West and arriving at Capetown. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Beaufort West and Cape Town is 425 km. The road distance is 464.8 km.

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The best way to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs R 300 - R 420.

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The bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town takes 5 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Beaufort West to Cape Town bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Beaufort West station.

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Beaufort West to Cape Town train services, operated by Premier Classe, depart from Beaufort West station.

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The best way to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs R 300 - R 420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h.

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Map of how to get from Beaufort West to Cape Town.
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  • Distance: 265.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Alternatively, Premier Classe operates a train from Beaufort West to Cape Town once a week, and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from George to Capetown
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Beaufort West to Capetown
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Beaufort West to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$17 - $23
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Beaufort West to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Beaufort West to George
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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The quickest flight from George Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Beaufort West to Cape Town train services, operated by Premier Classe, arrive at Capetown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beaufort West to Cape Town is 465 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Beaufort West to Cape Town.

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

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There are 3049+ hotels available in Cape Town. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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