There are 8 ways to get from Cape Town to Witbank by plane, shuttle, bus, train, taxi, car train or car

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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Fly to Johannesburg, shuttle  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Johannesburg (JNB) CPT - JNB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Sandton to Witbank

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Car train  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Witbank

$28 - $55

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Fly to Lanseria, shuttle  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Lanseria (HLA) CPT - HLA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Sandton to Witbank

Fly to Nelspruit, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Nelspruit (MQP) CPT - MQP
  2. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Witbank

Bus Citiliner  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to EMalahleni

$48 - $85

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria Greyhound
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Witbank

$49 - $84

Train, taxi  •  27 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take a taxi from Johannesburg to Witbank

$311 - $353

Drive  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Witbank 963.2 miles

$140 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Cape Town to Witbank. However, there are services departing from Cape Town and arriving at EMalahleni via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Witbank is 1372 km. The road distance is 1541.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Witbank without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Cape Town to Witbank, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Cape Town to Witbank bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at EMalahleni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Witbank is 1541 km. It takes approximately 15 h 43 min to drive from Cape Town to Witbank.

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Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Mango and three other airlines offer flights from Capetown Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Witbank. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Witbank.
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  • Distance: 857.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Cape Town to Witbank via Johannesburg in around 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Capetown to Nelspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Capetown to Lanseria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$216
November - April
$234
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $55
Car train from Johannesburg to Witbank
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from Sandton to Witbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Witbank
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to EMalahleni
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Witbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Other operators
Taxi from Johannesburg to Witbank
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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