There are 5 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.

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Fly  •  11 h 19 min

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

$101 - $198

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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

$60 - $97

3 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

$131 - $198

Bus, train, drive  •  27 h 36 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

Drive  •  16 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Mahikeng 826.2 miles

$120 - $190

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

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng without a car is to car train and taxi which takes 25 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 19 min to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Mmabatho/Mafikeng Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Mahikeng is 1322 km. It takes approximately 16 h 33 min to drive from Cape Town to Mahikeng.

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Comair, Mango and South African Airways offer flights from Capetown Airport to Mmabatho/Mafikeng Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Mahikeng. 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 .

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Mahikeng.
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  • Distance: 709.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 19 min

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 3 times a day.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Kimberley, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Mmabatho/Mafikeng via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $170
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
$21 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Lobatse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
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 - $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
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
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$23
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
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
$36
Book at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Klerksdorp to Mahikeng
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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