There are 6 ways to get from Cape Town to Kakamas by plane, taxi, bus, car train, train or car

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Upington (UTN) CPT - UTN
  2. Take a taxi from Upington to Kakamas

$154 - $436

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Car train, train, bus, taxi  •  33 h 22 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
  2. Take the train from Springfontein to Bloemfontein
  3. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Upington
  4. Take a taxi from Upington to Kakamas

$107 - $145

4 alternative options

Bus Citiliner, taxi  •  24 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Bloemfontein
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Upington
  3. Take a taxi from Upington to Kakamas

$114 - $164

Bus Eldo Coaches, taxi  •  26 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Bloemfontein
  2. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Upington
  3. Take a taxi from Upington to Kakamas

$115 - $146

Car train, bus, taxi  •  32 h 26 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Kimberley
  2. Take the bus from Kimberley to Bloemfontein
  3. Take the bus from Bloemfontein to Upington
  4. Take a taxi from Upington to Kakamas

$116 - $173

Drive  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Kakamas 534.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Kakamas is to drive which costs R 1 200 - R 1 800 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Kakamas is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 300 - R 6 500 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Kakamas is 610 km. The road distance is 854.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Kakamas without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 24 h 1 min and costs R 1 700 - R 2 500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Cape Town to Kakamas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Upington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Kakamas is 854 km. It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to drive from Cape Town to Kakamas.

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South African Airways offers flights from Capetown Airport to Upington Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Kakamas. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Kakamas.
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  • Distance: 381 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cape Town to Kakamas. However, you can take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Upington, then take the taxi to Kakamas. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Bloemfontein, take the bus to Upington, then take the taxi to Kakamas.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Upington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $40
Car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $40
Train from Springfontein to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$7 - $10
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Kimberley to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Bloemfontein to Upington
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Upington to Kakamas
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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