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Bus services in Cape Town during Soccer World Cup

Cape Town Tourism has just released details of the bus services which will be in operation during Soccer World Cup:-

"Bus Rapid Transit – for the duration of the event

An airport-to-city bus service will run from the newly completed bus station at Cape Town International Airport, via the N2 and Eastern Boulevard, to the main transport hub in Hertzog Boulevard in the city centre. This service will operate 24 hours a day for the duration of the event, and will cost R50 one way. It will depart every six to 30 minutes, depending on demand.

The inner-city bus service, which will run 24 hours a day, will travel from the main transport hub in Hertzog Boulevard, along DF Malan Street, Table Bay Boulevard, Heerengracht, Coen Steytler Avenue, Long Street and Loop Street, Buitensingel, Orange Street, Buitenkant Street, Darling Street, Oswald Pirow Street, and back, to the main transport hub. This route also provides convenient access to numerous inner-city hotels, accommodation nodes, restaurants, entertainment areas, parking areas, and places of interest. Each journey will cost R8, and buses will arrive every 10 to 30 minutes.

The Waterfront and Sea Point bus service runs from the main transport hub in Hertzog Boulevard to Queen’s Beach in Sea Point, via the Waterfront . This service will operate until 02h00 daily for the duration of the World Cup event. The cost of the journey will be based on the distance travelled, and services will operate at regular intervals.

Bus Rapid Transit – on match days only

A free shuttle bus service for match ticket holders will run from the main transport hub in Hertzog Boulevard to Cape Town Stadium in Green Point. This service will operate from four hours before kick-off, until four hours after the final whistle. Buses will depart every three to five minutes, depending on demand.

A park-and-ride service with the same hours of operation as the shuttle bus will run from the University of Cape Town’s upper campus in Rondebosch to the main transport hub, and will be free of charge for match ticket holders.

A paid service, the Atlantic seaboard service, will run from Hout Bay to the main transport hub, via Camps Bay and Sea Point, to Cape Town Stadium. It will operate from four hours before kick-off, until 02h00. The route runs from Hangberg, along the Atlantic seaboard on Victoria Road and Western Boulevard, to the main transport hub. It provides convenient access to the park-and-ride schemes at Kronendal Primary School sports field off Andrews Road in Hout Bay, and at Camps Bay High School sports field off Victoria Road. The cost of the journey will be based on the distance travelled, as with the regular service, and buses will arrive at regular intervals"

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Comments

  1. Information on Cape Town’s World Cup Transport Services:

    http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1066619

  2. 17 on Loader says:

    Thanks Rafa,

    Really great info.

    Regards,

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