There are 5 ways to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek by bus, taxi, train, car or towncar

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, taxi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Paarl
  2. Take a taxi from Paarl to Franschhoek

$39 - $58

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Paarl Northern
  2. Take a taxi from Paarl to Franschhoek

$31 - $41

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Town to Franschhoek 46.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Franschhoek 46.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cape Town to Franschhoek 46.7 miles

$40 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek is to drive which costs R 95 - R 140 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek is to taxi which costs R 1 100 - R 1 400 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Franschhoek is 64 km. The road distance is 74.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Cape Town to Franschhoek, including transfers.

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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 train to Paarl then take the taxi to Franschhoek.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Capetown to Paarl
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Paarl
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Paarl
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Uber Kapstadt
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cape Town to Franschhoek
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberBLACK
$65 - $85
uberX
$40 - $50
uberASSIST
$40 - $50
uberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi from Paarl to Franschhoek
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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