There are 8 ways to get from Cape Town to Heidelberg by plane, bus, car, train, taxi or car train

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Fly to Lanseria, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Lanseria (HLA) CPT - HLA
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$84 - $235

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Car train, bus  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$32 - $60

6 alternative options

Fly to Johannesburg, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Johannesburg (JNB) CPT - JNB
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$79 - $247

Fly to Sun City, drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Sun City (NTY) CPT - NTY
  2. Drive from Sun City to Heidelberg

$127 - $322

Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$45 - $81

Bus InterCape  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg Greyhound
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$44 - $72

Train, taxi  •  26 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take a taxi from Johannesburg to Heidelberg

$259 - $286

Drive  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Heidelberg 879 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Heidelberg is to bus which costs R 600 - R 1 100 and takes 20 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Heidelberg is to fly and bus which costs R 1 200 - R 3 400 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cape Town to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Cape Town and arriving at Heidelberg via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Heidelberg is 1261 km. The road distance is 1406.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Heidelberg without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 40 min and costs R 600 - R 1 200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Cape Town to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Lanseria Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Heidelberg is 1406 km. It takes approximately 14 h 38 min to drive from Cape Town to Heidelberg.

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  • Distance: 787.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Cape Town to Heidelberg via Johannesburg in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Capetown to Sun City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Capetown to Sun City via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$219
November - April
$237
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Johannesburg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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Mango, Safair and Comair offer flights from Capetown Airport to Lanseria Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 60 - R 100.

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