There are 5 ways to get from Cape Town to Somerset West by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Cape Town to Somerset West Northern

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Somerset West

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Town to Somerset West 29 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Somerset West 29 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cape Town to Somerset West 29 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Somerset West is to train which costs R 8 - R 18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Somerset West is to taxi which costs R 700 - R 850 and takes 29 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Somerset West is 43 km. The road distance is 46.3 km.

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The train from Cape Town to Somerset West takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cape Town and arriving at Somerset West. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cape Town and arriving at Somerset West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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

CT Trains operates a train from Cape Town to Somerset West hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Cape Town to Somerset West once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Uber Kapstadt
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberBLACK
$40 - $55
uberX
$25 - $35
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberXL
$26 - $35
Taxi from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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