There are 5 ways to get from Paarl to Cape Town by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Paarl to Cape Town is to train which costs R 8 - R 10 and takes 1 h 22 min.
The quickest way to get from Paarl to Cape Town is to taxi which costs R 900 - R 1 100 and takes 38 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paarl and arriving at Cape Town. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Huguenot and arriving at Capetown. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.
The distance between Paarl and Cape Town is 55 km. The road distance is 61.5 km.
The best way to get from Paarl to Cape Town without a car is to bus which takes 50 min and costs R 180 - R 250.
The bus from Paarl to Cape Town takes 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.
Paarl to Cape Town bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Paarl station.
What companies run services between Paarl, South Africa and Cape Town, South Africa?
TransLux Express operates a bus from Paarl to Cape Town twice daily, and the journey takes 50 min. Greyhound ZA also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, CT Trains operates a train from Paarl to Cape Town hourly. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min.
Bus from Paarl to Cape Town
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $13 - $18
- Schedules at
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