There are 4 ways to get from Cape Town to George by plane, 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

Fly  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to George (GRJ) CPT - GRJ

$100 - $287

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to George

$23 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cape Town to Strand
  2. Take the bus from Somerset West to Riviersonderend
  3. Take the bus from Swellendam to George

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to George 270.7 miles

$40 - $60

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

South African Airways flies from Cape Town to George 4 times a day. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Cape Town to George twice daily, and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to George
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to George
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Swellendam to George
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to George
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Somerset West to Riviersonderend
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 George
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cape Town and George is 373 km. The road distance is 433 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to George is to bus which costs R 290 - R 440 and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Cape Town to George is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs R 1 200 - R 3 700.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cape Town and arriving at George. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Cape Town to George, including transfers.