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: 21.56 km Average time: 44.05 min

  • Car 87.78%
    Driving 44.17 min Walking 0.49 min Motorbike 0.19 min Overall average time for 22.89 kms 44.85 min
  • Motorbike 2.78%
    Motorbike 21 min Overall average time for 14.6 kms 21 min
  • Train/Metro 1.67%
    Train 25 min Waiting 21.67 min Walking 15 min Overall average time for 15 kms 61.67 min
  • Walking 3.33%
    Walking 23.33 min Waiting 3.33 min Train 1.67 min Driving 0.83 min Overall average time for 2.82 kms 29.17 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 2.22%
    Bus 33.75 min Walking 11.25 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 10.75 kms 50 min
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