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There are 4 ways to get from King William’s Town to Cape Town by bus, plane or car

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Bus to East London, fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from King Williams Town to East London
  2. Fly from East London (ELS) to Capetown (CPT) ELS - CPT

$81 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from King William's Town to Cape Town

$30 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus to Port Elizabeth, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from King William's Town to Port Elizabeth
  2. Fly from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Capetown (CPT) PLZ - CPT

$68 - $202

Drive  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Drive from King William’s Town to Cape Town 622.8 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from King William’s Town to Cape Town is to bus which costs R 430 - R 800 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from King William’s Town to Cape Town is to bus and fly which costs R 1 100 - R 3 000 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King William's Town and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between King William’s Town and Cape Town is 841 km. The road distance is 996.4 km.

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The best way to get from King William’s Town to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs R 430 - R 800.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from King William’s Town to Cape Town, including transfers.

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King William’s Town to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from King William's Town station.

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The quickest flight from East London Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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King William’s Town to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Cape Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King William’s Town to Cape Town is 996 km. It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to drive from King William’s Town to Cape Town.

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  • Distance: 525.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between King William’s Town, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from King William’s Town to Cape Town twice daily. Tickets cost $43 and the journey takes 14 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from East London to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from East London to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from King Williams Town to East London
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from King Williams Town to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from King William's Town to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from King William's Town to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from King William's Town to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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South African Airways and Safair offer flights from East London Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 3049+ hotels available in Cape Town. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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