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There are 6 ways to get from Kokstad to Cape Town by bus, plane, car or car train

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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Bus to Pietermaritzburg, fly  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Kokstad to Pietermaritzburg
  2. Fly from Pietermaritzburg (PZB) to Capetown (CPT) PZB - CPT

$162 - $411

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Bus  •  21h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kokstad to Cape Town

$35 - $75

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Bus to East London, fly  •  9h 3m

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

$88 - $216

Bus, bus to Durban, fly  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Kokstad to Port Shepstone
  2. Take the bus from Port Shepstone to Durban Airport
  3. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Capetown (CPT) DUR - CPT

$88 - $271

Drive, car train  •  26h 30m

  1. Drive from Kokstad to Springfontein
  2. Take the car train from Springfontein to Cape Town

$68 - $98

Drive  •  17h 19m

  1. Drive from Kokstad to Cape Town 831.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Kokstad to Cape Town is to bus which costs R 550 - R 1 100 and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Kokstad to Cape Town is to bus and fly which costs R 2 300 - R 6 000 and takes 8h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kokstad and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21h 5m.

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The distance between Kokstad and Cape Town is 1100 km. The road distance is 1329.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kokstad to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 21h 5m and costs R 550 - R 1 100.

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It takes approximately 8h 1m to get from Kokstad to Cape Town, including transfers.

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Kokstad to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Kokstad station.

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There is no direct flight from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Capetown Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Kokstad to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Cape Town station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kokstad to Cape Town is 1330 km. It takes approximately 17h 19m to drive from Kokstad to Cape Town.

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Map of how to get from Kokstad to Cape Town.
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  • Distance: 687.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 1m

What companies run services between Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Kokstad to Cape Town twice daily. Tickets cost $50 and the journey takes 21h 5m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg, Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg, Skukuza
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg, Hoedspruit
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from East London to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from East London to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Lanseria
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Springfontein to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to East London
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to East London
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Port Shepstone
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Margate Coaches
Phone
+27 39 312 1406
Email
enquiriesb@margate.co.za
Website
margatecoach.co.za
Bus from Port Shepstone to Durban Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za

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South African Airways offers flights from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Capetown Airport.

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