Bus from Cape Town to Mthatha

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Facts about the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha

Compare all providers like Eagle Liner, APM and Intercape that travel 56 times every day by bus from Cape Town to Mthatha in one click! Book your bus ticket from Cape Town to Mthatha starting from $17!

Cheapest Bus $17
Fastest Bus 13h 55m
Earliest Bus 6:00 AM
Latest Bus 7:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 56 Ø
Distance 623.2 miles
Bus Companies Eagle Liner, APM, Intercape, MAKALALATRANSPORT, Intercity Xpress, Delta Coaches, Jobela Star, City to City, Big Sky Intercity , Nobles Transport and 2 more.

Cheapest bus connections from Cape Town to Mthatha

Every day, 56 buses from 12 bus companies leave Cape Town for Mthatha: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 03/02/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 02/25
Monday 02/26
Tuesday 02/27
Wednesday 02/28
Thursday 02/29
Friday 03/01
Saturday 03/02
$18
Sunday 03/03
$18
Monday 03/04
$20
Tuesday 03/05
$20
Wednesday 03/06
$22
Thursday 03/07
$20
Friday 03/08
$22
Saturday 03/09
$17
Sunday 03/10
$17
Monday 03/11
$19
Tuesday 03/12
$22
Wednesday 03/13
$22
Thursday 03/14
$17
Friday 03/15
$19
Saturday 03/16
$17
Sunday 03/17
$17
Monday 03/18
$17
Tuesday 03/19
$22
Wednesday 03/20
$19
Thursday 03/21
$23
Friday 03/22
$22
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Cape Town to Mthatha

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Cape Town to Mthatha, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $17, Saturday is the cheapest day for a bus from Cape Town to Mthatha. Wednesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $22.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Cape Town to Mthatha, with $17. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $28.

How to save money travelling from Cape Town to Mthatha

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Cape Town to Mthatha in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Cape Town to Mthatha are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Cape Town to Mthatha from various bus operators like Eagle Liner, APM or Intercape for the next days.
  • APM
    14h 30m
    5:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    7:30 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    APM
    Economy
    from $17
  • Eagle Liner
    14h 35m
    6:15 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    8:50 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $18
  • Eagle Liner
    19h 55m
    5:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    1:25 PM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $21
  • Delta Coaches
    13h 55m
    6:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    8:25 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Delta Coaches
    Economy
    from $21
  • City to City
    16h 15m
    6:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    10:15 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Economy
    from $21
  • Intercity Xpress
    19h 35m
    6:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    1:35 PM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $24
  • Intercape
    18h 5m
    5:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Central Station
    11:35 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $27
  • Big Sky Intercity
    21h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    3:30 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $28
  • MAKALALATRANSPORT
    17h 15m
    5:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Central Station
    10:45 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    MAKALALATRANSPORT
    First Class
    from $29
  • MAVUMISA
    15h 30m
    7:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    10:30 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    MAVUMISA
    Economy
    from $29
  • APM
    16h 45m
    2:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    6:45 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    APM
    Economy
    from $38
  • Jobela Star
    14h 15m
    3:45 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    6:00 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Jobela Star
    Economy
    from $47
  • Nobles Transport
    15h 0m
    7:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    10:00 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Nobles Transport
    Economy
    from $52
  • Badela
    15h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    10:45 AM
    Mthatha
    Bus Stop
    Badela
    Economy
    from $52

Frequency of bus connections between Cape Town and Mthatha

See here how frequent the connections between Cape Town and Mthatha are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 64 daily buses from Cape Town to Mthatha. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 54 daily coaches between Cape Town and Mthatha.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 273 buses from Cape Town to Mthatha, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Cape Town and Mthatha, with 28 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Cape Town to Mthatha

These are the most booked bus companies between Cape Town to Mthatha from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Cape Town and Mthatha

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Cape Town and Mthatha.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Cape Town to Mthatha? Or which bus companies serve the route Cape Town to Mthatha? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Cape Town to Mthatha bus

How much does a Cape Town Mthatha bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $17 and takes 14h 30m to reach Mthatha. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Cape Town to Mthatha?

This route is offered by 12 companies with a range of ticket prices between $17 and $54. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Mthatha.

On average, how many connections are available from Cape Town to Mthatha each day?

Every day, the Cape Town to Mthatha bus route is served by approximately 56 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Cape Town to Mthatha take?

The fastest bus from Cape Town to Mthatha is offered by Delta Coaches and takes 13h 55m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $21. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cape Town to Mthatha?

The earliest bus arriving in Mthatha from Cape Town starts at 6:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Cape Town to Mthatha?

The latest bus trip departing from Cape Town for Mthatha starts at 7:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Cape Town Mthatha route?

When traveling by bus from Cape Town to Mthatha, passengers can travel with Eagle Liner, APM and Intercape. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Cape Town and Mthatha?

You can check all the direct connections between Cape Town and Mthatha by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Eagle Liner, APM and Intercape.

What can I take with me on the Cape Town to Mthatha bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Cape Town Mthatha bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Cape Town Mthatha bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cape Town to Mthatha on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Cape Town to Mthatha

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

First Class
First

Best of the best: you will find the most comfortable accommodation to work or relax during your travel.

More bus routes from Cape Town and Mthatha

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Cape Town and from Mthatha. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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