How to Reach Cape Town

  • There are many direct international flights into Cape Town but there are some that require you to change planes at Johannesburg airport.
  • Once in the city you can take your pick from public transport like mini-bus taxis, white taxis, buses or metro trains. The public transport system is very reliable and affordable and is authentically Capetonian in nature. 
  • You can also rent a private car or motorcycle at one of the many large car rental places around the city or at the airport itself.

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Cape Town. The most preferred mode of transport in Cape Town is Car.

Average distance: 20.92 km Average time: 44.07 min

  • Car 86.18%
    Driving 43.65 min Walking 0.5 min Motorbike 0.23 min Overall average time for 22.46 kms 44.38 min
  • Motorbike 1.97%
    Motorbike 19.33 min Overall average time for 13.33 kms 19.33 min
  • Train/Metro 1.97%
    Train 25 min Waiting 21.67 min Walking 15 min Overall average time for 15 kms 61.67 min
  • Walking 5.26%
    Walking 28.75 min Driving 3.25 min Waiting 2.5 min Train 1.25 min Overall average time for 3.74 kms 35.75 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 1.97%
    Bus 41.67 min Walking 13.33 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 13 kms 60 min
Route Distance Time
Stellenbosch to Cape Town 48.47 km 48 mins
Somerset west to Cape Town 49.22 km 49 mins
Paarl to Cape Town 62.76 km 1 hour 2 mins
Langebaan to Cape Town 98.08 km 1 hour 38 mins
Caledon to Cape Town 116.13 km 1 hour 56 mins
Worcester to Cape Town 117.07 km 1 hour 57 mins
George to Cape Town 447.44 km 7 hours 27 mins
Central karoo dc to Cape Town 596.85 km 9 hours 56 mins
Port elizabeth to Cape Town 789.83 km 13 hours 9 mins
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