Transport on Intercape Bus Services is popular so if you are interested in making bookings, it is important that you do it as soon as possible. In Southern Africa, Intercape is the biggest passenger transport service that is privately owned; they are safe, affordable and offer great specials on certain routes from time to time. You get to choose between the Mainliner and the Sleepliner; the Mainliner is known for its excellent service and getting you to your destination safely, while the Sleepliner makes traveling long distances a dream. Their prices differ, but then again so does the distance you are traveling. For example, going from Cape Town to Bloemfontein on the Sleepliner will cost you approximately R520 where the same trip on a Mainliner will be R440.
When you are traveling into or out of the Western Cape with Transport on Intercape Bus Services, Cape Town Station is the main place for the buses to depart from. You tickets can be bought at the station, but to ensure seat availability your bookings are best made online. The prices of the journey on this bus as well as the timetable on the route you are interested in can also be found on their website, so you can get all the information you need before you book your seat. Don’t book too late; try to book at least five days before you are due to leave and pay your fares so that you guarantee your seat on the bus for that specific day and time.
Some specials they have include a fifteen percent discount for club sport supporters, fifteen percent pensioners discount and ten percent backpacker’s discount. Their fares are reasonable and their timetable offers flexible journeys that run often, so you can choose by the prices that suit you as well as the time of departure that’s best for you. You don’t have to be in the Western Cape; you can book from anywhere in South Africa, you just have to make sure you get to the station way before the time of departure; remember this when you book your transport on Intercape Bus Services.