Getting to Cape Town

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is the main airport in the Western Cape is situated 20 minutes from Cape Town's city centre. There are a number of international flights that fly directly to Cape Town, while some international flights touch down in Johannesburg first.

There are about 30 airlines that fly to South Africa. Flights from London and Europe take 12 hours, and direct flights from the USA take in the region of 15 hours.

Getting from the airport to Cape Town

Only specially licensed airport taxis are allowed to pick people up from the airport. All journeys are metered, and you should expect to pay roughly ZAR 120 for a trip into Cape Town.

There is a shuttle bus that runs the 22 kilometers (14 miles) into Cape Town and drops you off at the Tourist Rendezvous Travel Center in Adderley Street, which is in Cape Town's CDB. The buses leave every half an hour and cost roughly ZAR 20.