Enjoy the freedom to discover South Africa at your own pace with this unique one-way hop-on hop-off bus service between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Travel in the comfort of a 22 seater semi-luxury in the company of fellow travelers who share your passion for exploring and adventure. Convenient pickup and drop-off is available from 180 backpacking hostels located in 40 different cities, towns and villages between Cape Town and Johannesburg. You plan your own route, decide which stops you would like to make and how much time you want to spend in each town, there is no time limit on your ticket.
Choose your desired pick-up and drop-off points from a list of over 180 backpacking hostels in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria and dozens of smaller towns along the way. Enjoy the flexibility to get on and off as many times as you want, wherever you want, in one direction, with no time limit. Either pre-book all of your stretches in advance or book each section of your itinerary as you travel if you prefer to be more spontaneous (at least 72 hours notice is recommended).
Reserve your desired bus rides with the local tour operator by providing your name, ticket number, departure date, pick-up hostel and drop-off point. You will be given a confirmation number for each stretch. Buses depart Cape Town in the morning and arrive in Port Elizabeth in the evening. Buses are 22 seater semi-luxury buses with onboard TV, DVD players and trailers capable of carrying surfboards and bicycles.
Please note that some of the locations shown on the map are only accessible through the use of independent shuttle services (not included in the ticket price) which link to the bus route. If you require shuttle services, you will need to pre-arrange them directly with the hostel offering the service. Also note that Port Elizabeth and Durban are compulsory overnight stopovers. All accommodation needs to be booked directly with the hostels of your choice.