Bikes travel free on MyCiTi airport bus

Or so we’re told… Has anyone tried it out?

MyCiTi Airport Shuttle Bus runs between the Cape Town International Airport bus station, right outside the terminals, and Civic Centre Station on Hertzog Boulevard in the central city. Buses depart every 20 minutes from both destinations. Tickets cost R50 one-way per person – far less than any other form of transport – and are sold at ticket kiosks on both bus stations. Bikes travel free.

The trip into town takes about 20 minutes most of the day and up to 45 minutes during rush hour. Buses depart between 4:20am and 9pm from the Civic Centre Station, and between 5am and 10pm from the Airport Station. Tickets cost R40 per person when 20 or more tickets are bought (tickets valid for three months).

Tickets for children aged four to 11 cost R25, and children under four travel free. For more information on schedules, phone the Transport Information Centre on 0800 65 64 63 or log on to



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  1. Erika REynolds says:

    I works like a dream: on time, safe, clean, no steps to get into the bus and making it difficult to get luggage on board. The staff at the airport and at the Civic Centre were very helpful and even phoned ahead to arrange a taxi for a French tourist. Well done!!

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