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There are 3 ways to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison by train, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Retreat

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison

Drive

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison is to drive which costs R 30 - R 50 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison is to taxi which costs R 270 - R 330 and takes 19 min.

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It is 16 km from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison. It is approximately 22.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs R 60 - R 85.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison is 22 km. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison.

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There are 1274+ hotels available in Pollsmoor Prison. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison.
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  • Distance: 15.9 km
  • Duration: 44 min

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

CT Trains operates a train from Capetown to Retreat hourly. Tickets cost R 7 - R 11 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Capetown to Retreat
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R 7 - R 11
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 8
MetroPlus
R 11
Other operators
Taxi from Cape Town to Pollsmoor Prison
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
R 270 - R 330
Unicab
Phone
+27 21 486 1600
Website
unicab.co.za
Excite Taxis
Phone
+27 21 448 4444
Website
excitetaxis.co.za
CapeTownTaxi
Phone
+27 84 522 1039
Website
capetowntaxi.co.za
Cape Town Shuttles
Phone
+27 21 556 5606
Website
vtransfers.co.za
CABS Car Hire Cape Town
Phone
+27 82 707 8071
Website
cabscarhire.com

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