There are 5 ways to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Paarl to Belville Greyhound
  2. Take the bus from Bellville to Stellenbosch

$15 - $28

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Huguenot to Bellville Northern
  2. Take the train from Bellville to Stellenbosch Northern

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Paarl to Stellenbosch 21.6 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Paarl to Stellenbosch 21.6 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Paarl to Stellenbosch 21.6 miles

$18 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch is to drive which costs R 45 - R 70 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch is to taxi which costs R 550 - R 650 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paarl to Stellenbosch. However, there are services departing from Paarl and arriving at Stellenbosch via Bellville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paarl to Stellenbosch. However, there are services departing from Huguenot and arriving at Stellenbosch via Bellville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Paarl and Stellenbosch is 24 km. The road distance is 34.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs R 210 - R 400.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch, including transfers.

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Paarl to Stellenbosch bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Paarl station.

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Paarl to Stellenbosch train services, operated by CT Trains, depart from Huguenot station.

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The best way to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch is to bus which takes 2 h and costs R 210 - R 400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Paarl to Stellenbosch.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Paarl, South Africa and Stellenbosch, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Paarl to Stellenbosch via Belville and Bellville in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paarl to Stellenbosch via Bellville in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Huguenot to Bellville
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Train from Bellville to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Paarl to Belville
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Paarl to Bellville
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Bellville to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Uber Cape Town
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Paarl to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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uberBLACK
$30 - $40
Assist
$18 - $23
UberX
$18 - $23
UberXL
$19 - $24
Taxi from Paarl to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Paarl to Stellenbosch bus services, operated by Citiliner, arrive at Stellenbosch station.

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Paarl to Stellenbosch train services, operated by CT Trains, arrive at Stellenbosch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paarl to Stellenbosch is 35 km. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Paarl to Stellenbosch.

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There are 980+ hotels available in Stellenbosch. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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