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There are 5 ways to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch Ccpd0632 / ...

R 120 - R 170

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Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch Northern

R 8 - R 18

3 alternative options

Bus via Cape Town  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch Gcpd1833

R 280 - R 340

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University 54.4 km

R 650 - R 800

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University 54.4 km

R 75 - R 120

Cape Town → Stellenbosch University
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The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University is to train which costs R 8 - R 18 and takes 1h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University is to taxi which costs R 650 - R 800 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cape Town and arriving at Stellenbosch. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cape Town and arriving at Stellenbosch. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Cape Town and Stellenbosch University is 41 km. The road distance is 54.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University without a car is to bus which takes 1h 2m and costs R 120 - R 170.

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The bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch takes 1h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cape Town to Stellenbosch University bus services, operated by Citiliner, depart from Cape Town station.

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Cape Town to Stellenbosch University train services, operated by CT Trains, depart from Cape Town station.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University is to bus which takes 1h 2m and costs R 120 - R 170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs R 8 - R 18 and takes 1h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University.
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  • Distance: 40.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

Citiliner operates a bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch twice daily. Tickets cost R 120 - R 170 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, CT Trains operates a train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch every 2 hours. Tickets cost R 8 - R 18 and the journey takes 1h 21m.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R 8 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 8 - R 18
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 120 - R 170
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Other operators
Taxi from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
R 650 - R 800
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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Cape Town to Stellenbosch University bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Stellenbosch station.

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Cape Town to Stellenbosch University train services, operated by CT Trains, arrive at Stellenbosch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Stellenbosch University is 54 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Cape Town to Stellenbosch University.

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There are 888+ hotels available in Stellenbosch University. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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