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There are 4 ways to get from Cape Town to Arniston by bus, taxi, 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.

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Riviersonderend
  2. Take a taxi from Riviersonderend to Arniston

R 1 684 - R 2 152

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Train, bus, taxi  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Cape Town to Strand
  2. Take the bus from Somerset West to Riviersonderend
  3. Take a taxi from Riviersonderend to Arniston

R 1 648 - R 2 128

2 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Cape Town  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Riviersonderend
  2. Take a taxi from Riviersonderend to Arniston

R 1 719 - R 2 193

Drive  •  2h 16m

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Arniston 131.1 miles

R 280 - R 420

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Arniston is to drive which costs R 280 - R 420 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Arniston is to drive which costs R 280 - R 420 and takes 2h 16m.

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The distance between Cape Town and Arniston is 185 km. The road distance is 209.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Arniston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 7m and costs R 1 600 - R 2 200.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Cape Town to Arniston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Arniston is 210 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Cape Town to Arniston.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Arniston. Prices start at R 600 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Arniston.
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  • Distance: 115.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

There is no direct connection from Cape Town to Arniston. However, you can take the bus to Riviersonderend then take the taxi to Arniston. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Riviersonderend then take the taxi to Arniston.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Strand
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 8 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 8 - R 18
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Riviersonderend
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 180 - R 260
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Somerset West to Riviersonderend
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 140 - R 210
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Riviersonderend
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 210 - R 300
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Riviersonderend to Arniston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
R 1 500 - R 1 900

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