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

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Capetown to Stellenbosch

$12 - $17

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

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

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

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

$50 - $60

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

$24 - $30

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Capetown and arriving at Stellenbosch. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 45 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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The distance between Cape Town and Somerset West is 43 km. The road distance is 46.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Somerset West without a car is to bus which takes 45 min and costs R 180 - R 250.

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The bus from Capetown to Stellenbosch takes 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cape Town to Somerset West bus services, operated by Baz Bus, depart from Capetown station.

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Cape Town to Somerset West train services, operated by CT Trains, depart from Cape Town station.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Somerset West is to bus which takes 45 min and costs R 180 - R 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs R 8 - R 18 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Somerset West.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Baz Bus operates a bus from Cape Town to Somerset West once daily, and the journey takes 45 min. Greyhound ZA also services this route once daily. Alternatively, CT Trains operates a train from Cape Town to Somerset West hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 20 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
Baz Bus
Phone
+27 21 422 5202
Email
info@bazbus.com
Website
bazbus.com
Bus from Capetown to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bazbus.com
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
$12 - $17
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Uber Cape Town
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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uber.com
uberBLACK
$40 - $50
Assist
$24 - $30
UberX
$24 - $30
UberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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Cape Town to Somerset West bus services, operated by Baz Bus, arrive at Stellenbosch station.

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Cape Town to Somerset West train services, operated by CT Trains, arrive at Somerset West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Somerset West is 46 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Cape Town to Somerset West.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Somerset West. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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