Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria

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Facts about the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria

Compare all providers like Intercity Xpress, Big Sky Intercity and Greyhound South Africa that travel 61 times every day by bus from Cape Town to Pretoria in one click! Book your bus ticket from Cape Town to Pretoria starting from $18!

Cheapest Bus $18
Fastest Bus 17h 35m
Earliest Bus 10:15 AM
Latest Bus 7:45 PM
Daily Bus Routes 61 Ø
Distance 813.1 miles
Bus Companies Intercity Xpress, Big Sky Intercity, Greyhound South Africa, Intercape, Eagle Liner, Greyhound Australia, Delta Coaches and City to City

Cheapest bus connections from Cape Town to Pretoria

Every day, 61 buses from 8 bus companies leave Cape Town for Pretoria: 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
$25
Tuesday 03/05
$18
Wednesday 03/06
$18
Thursday 03/07
$18
Friday 03/08
$18
Saturday 03/09
$18
Sunday 03/10
$18
Monday 03/11
$18
Tuesday 03/12
$18
Wednesday 03/13
$18
Thursday 03/14
$18
Friday 03/15
$18
Saturday 03/16
$18
Sunday 03/17
$22
Monday 03/18
$18
Tuesday 03/19
$18
Wednesday 03/20
$21
Thursday 03/21
$21
Friday 03/22
$21
Saturday 03/23

The cheapest time to travel from Cape Town to Pretoria

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Cape Town to Pretoria, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $18, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Cape Town to Pretoria. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $18.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Cape Town to Pretoria, with $18. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $21.

How to save money travelling from Cape Town to Pretoria

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 Pretoria 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 Pretoria, 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 Pretoria are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Cape Town to Pretoria from various bus operators like Intercity Xpress, Big Sky Intercity or Greyhound South Africa for the next days.
  • City to City
    19h 10m
    11:00 AM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    6:10 AM
    Pretoria
    Bus Stop
    City to City
    Economy
    from $18
  • Delta Coaches
    18h 25m
    1:20 PM
    Cape Town
    Central Station
    7:45 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Delta Coaches
    Economy
    from $21
  • Eagle Liner
    18h 45m
    5:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    11:45 AM
    Pretoria
    Bus Stop
    Eagle Liner
    Economy
    from $24
  • Big Sky Intercity
    21h 30m
    10:15 AM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    7:45 AM
    Pretoria
    Bus Stop
    Big Sky Intercity
    Economy
    from $25
  • Intercape
    21h 0m
    5:00 PM
    Cape Town
    Central Station
    2:00 PM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $25
  • Intercity Xpress
    19h 30m
    3:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    11:00 AM
    Pretoria
    Bus Stop
    Intercity Xpress
    Economy
    from $27
  • Big Sky Intercity
    21h 30m
    10:15 AM
    Cape Town
    7:45 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Big Sky Intercity
    First Class
    from $28
  • Eagle Liner
    19h 5m
    12:30 PM
    Cape Town
    7:35 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Eagle Liner
    First Class
    from $28
  • Greyhound Australia
    22h 40m
    1:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    12:10 PM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $29
  • Intercity Xpress
    19h 30m
    3:30 PM
    Cape Town
    11:00 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Intercity Xpress
    First Class
    from $30
  • Greyhound South Africa
    22h 40m
    1:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    12:10 PM
    Pretoria
    Bus Stop
    Greyhound South Africa
    Economy
    from $30
  • Greyhound South Africa
    22h 40m
    1:30 PM
    Cape Town
    12:10 PM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Greyhound South Africa
    First Class
    from $34
  • Greyhound Australia
    19h 30m
    1:30 PM
    Cape Town
    Bus Stop
    9:00 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Greyhound Australia
    Economy
    from $35
  • Intercape
    21h 0m
    10:15 AM
    Cape Town
    Central Station
    7:15 AM
    Pretoria
    Station
    Intercape
    Economy
    from $41

Frequency of bus connections between Cape Town and Pretoria

See here how frequent the connections between Cape Town and Pretoria are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 69 daily buses from Cape Town to Pretoria. Saturday has instead the fewest connections, with only 50 daily coaches between Cape Town and Pretoria.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 204 buses from Cape Town to Pretoria, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Cape Town and Pretoria, with 63 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Cape Town to Pretoria

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

All bus stations and stops in Cape Town and Pretoria

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria

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

FAQs about the Cape Town to Pretoria bus

How much does a Cape Town Pretoria bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $18 and takes 19h 10m to reach Pretoria. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 8 companies with a range of ticket prices between $18 and $54. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Pretoria.

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

Every day, the Cape Town to Pretoria bus route is served by approximately 61 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Cape Town to Pretoria is offered by Delta Coaches and takes 17h 35m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $24. 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 Pretoria?

The earliest bus arriving in Pretoria from Cape Town starts at 10:15 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 Pretoria?

The latest bus trip departing from Cape Town for Pretoria starts at 7:45 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 Pretoria route?

When traveling by bus from Cape Town to Pretoria, passengers can travel with Intercity Xpress, Big Sky Intercity and Greyhound South Africa. 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 Pretoria?

You can check all the direct connections between Cape Town and Pretoria by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Intercity Xpress, Big Sky Intercity and Greyhound South Africa.

What can I take with me on the Cape Town to Pretoria 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 Pretoria 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 Pretoria 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 Pretoria on your planned travel date.

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

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 Pretoria

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

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