Is the Shosholoza train running?

Is the Shosholoza train running?

The Shosholoza Meyl, which has been dormant for most of the year, has returned to service as of 27 November 2020. With nine national hubs as primary destinations, and affordable prices ranging from R190 to R690, the long-distance passenger rail service looks to capitalise on the festive season rush.

How long does a train take from Johannesburg to Durban?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Durban. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 14h 30m.

How much is Shosholoza Meyl from Cape Town to Queenstown?

Alternatively, Shosholoza Meyl operates a train from Cape Town to Queenstown once a week. Tickets cost R 300 – R 430 and the journey takes 23h 37m.

How much does it cost to ride on the Blue Train in South Africa?

2021/2022*: High Season: 01 September – 15 November

Luxury Double R35,990
Luxury Single, single occupancy R53,980
De Luxe Double R28,490
De Luxe Single, single occupancy R42,730

Which is better Johannesburg or Cape Town?

Joburg’s cost of living is lower than Cape Town, while the economic hub also has a higher urban work score and sits higher on the finance and housing index. Cape Town is an easier city to settle in as an expat, while the quality of urban living is higher.

Where do Shosholoza Meyl trains go in South Africa?

Shosholoza Meyl trains travel on rail routes Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London on a weekly timetable at affordable rates. Simply complete the booking form and we will reply via Email with a quotation, confirming on board services, travel dates, timetable and fares.

Which is the cheapest train from Johannesburg to Durban?

For the very cheapest trip from Johannesburg to Durban on the 7th November take the Shosholoza Meyl train – only R80! As far as buses go City to City has lowered their price to R130, whilst SA Roadlink, Translux and Intercape have all raised their prices.

Where does the Shosholoza Meyl Premier Classe go?

Shosholoza Meyl Premier Classe deluxe trains travel the routes Johannesburg » CapeTown » Durban » Johannesburg on a weekly schedule. Included in the fare is bedding, amenities, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

When is tourist class train open in South Africa?

*Update: All the Tourist Class train routes are open for bookings in May and June 2021. Johannesburg to… Cape Town to…