There are 7 ways to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng by plane, car train, taxi, bus, car or train

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  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Mmabatho/Mafikeng (MBD) CPT - MBD

$109 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the bus from Gaborone to Lobatse
  4. Drive from Lobatse to Mahikeng

$63 - $102

5 alternative options

Car train, taxi  •  25 h 4 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Klerksdorp
  2. Take a taxi from Klerksdorp to Mahikeng

$143 - $211

Bus, train, drive  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the train from Gaborone to Lobatse
  4. Drive from Lobatse to Mahikeng

Train, bus, drive  •  35 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the train from Gaborone to Lobatse
  4. Drive from Lobatse to Mahikeng

Car train, bus, train, drive  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the train from Gaborone to Lobatse
  4. Drive from Lobatse to Mahikeng

Drive  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Mahikeng 826.2 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng is to bus and drive which costs R 800 - R 1 400 and takes 27 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng is to fly which costs R 1 400 - R 2 900 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Mahikeng is 1135 km. The road distance is 1322 km.

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

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

South African Airways, Mango and two other airlines fly from Cape Town to Mahikeng 5 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Skukuza, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Sun City, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $55
Car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Lobatse
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
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
$230 - $250
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$232
November - April
$251
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$17
Flexi
$20
Full Flexi
$25
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Seabelo Group
Phone
+267 395 7078
Email
kenneth@seabelo.bw
Website
seabelo.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Lobatse
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
seabelo.bw
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
$38
Book at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Klerksdorp to Mahikeng
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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