Cape Town International Airport is located approximately 20 kilometers away from the city center and features high-tech processing, high international security standards, world-class duty-free shopping, a number of fast casual dining restaurants and all the regular amenities such as mobile phone kiosks and forex exchange outlets.
MyCiti is the transport bus system which runs into Cape Town. MyCiti is convenient should you be travelling lightly. If not, a pre-arranged transfer, taxi or car hire are your best options. Visit the official website of MyCiti by clicking on the button below.
Transport to and from Cape Town Airport is provided by metered and authorized taxis.
Travel time between Cape Town Airport and downtown is about 20 minutes. We recommend to pick up licensed taxis instead of unauthorised taxis in order to avoid scams.
From Cape Town Airport there are also various private shuttle companies that offers service and runs to other destinations. You can also arrange shuttles privately with hotels or agencies, metred and/or Uber-style cabs.
South Africa’s official currency is the South African rand (ZAR). When traveling in South Africa, it is smart to carry some ZAR in cash. While many shops and restaurants will accept credit cards, merchants at small, local markets may only accept cash — typically in ZAR.