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  •  6 h 11 min

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

$161 - $410

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Bus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kokstad to Cape Town

$35 - $75

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Bus to East London, fly  •  8 h 53 min

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

$87 - $214

Bus, bus to Durban, fly  •  8 h 30 min

  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

$87 - $269

Drive, car train  •  26 h 30 min

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

$67 - $97

Drive  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kokstad to Cape Town 831.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kokstad to Cape Town is to bus and fly which costs R 2 400 - R 6 500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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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 21 h 5 min.

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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 21 h 5 min and costs R 550 - R 1 100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min 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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The quickest flight from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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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 17 h 19 min 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: 6 h 11 min

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 $48 and the journey takes 21 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Pietermaritzburg to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
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 East London to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from East London to Capetown
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Durban to Capetown via Lanseria
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Durban to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Springfontein to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to East London
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
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
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
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
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Kokstad to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
margatecoach.co.za

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