There are 6 ways to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek by bus, taxi, train, car train or car
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Bus, taxi • 1h 2m
Car train, drive • 1h 13m
4 alternative options
Bus, taxi via Cape Town • 1h 14m
Train, taxi • 1h 49m
Taxi • 49 min
Drive • 49 min
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Franschhoek is 0800 029 999.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Franschhoek is mandatory.
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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek is to car train and drive which costs R 110 - R 180 and takes 1h 13m.
The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek is to taxi which costs R 900 - R 1 100 and takes 49 min.
The distance between Cape Town and Franschhoek is 64 km. The road distance is 74.8 km.
The best way to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1h 2m and costs R 460 - R 600.
It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Franschhoek is 75 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Cape Town to Franschhoek.
There are 212+ hotels available in Franschhoek. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.
What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Franschhoek, South Africa?
There is no direct connection from Cape Town to Franschhoek. However, you can take the bus to Paarl then take the taxi to Franschhoek. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Paarl then take the taxi to Franschhoek.
- Ave. Duration
- 21 min
- Estimated price
- R 330 - R 400
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