There are 5 ways to get from Cape Town to Strand 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cape Town to Strand Northern

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Somerset West

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cape Town to Strand 29.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Strand 29.1 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cape Town to Strand 29.1 miles

$26 - $35

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

CT Trains operates a train from Cape Town to Strand hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min. Alternatively, Citiliner operates a bus from Cape Town to Strand once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Strand
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Somerset West
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Uber Kapstadt
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cape Town to Strand
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberBLACK
$45 - $60
uberX
$26 - $35
uberASSIST
$26 - $35
uberXL
$27 - $35
Taxi from Cape Town to Strand
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cape Town and Strand is 43 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Strand is to train which costs R 8 - R 18 and takes 1 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Strand is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs R 700 - R 850.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cape Town and arriving at Strand. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cape Town and arriving at Somerset West. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

The train from Cape Town to Strand takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.