Cape Town International Airport

The newly refurbished and renovated Cape Town International Airport is located on the N2 highway about 20 minutes (22km)from the city centre. Although Johannesburg International Airport is the main hub for flights into and out of South Africa, Cape Town International is nevertheless a busy airport with many of the major airlines flying direct to Cape Town. Domestic travel within South Africa is also very efficient with various airlines offering flights on the hour to other major cities. For connecting flights, the flying time from Cape Town to Johannesburg is 2-hours.

Public Transport is available in South Africa so there is no need to hitch-hike. Local residents will advise you on safe transport. If driving, do not pick up hitch-hickers and ensure that your car doors are locked at all times. The South African Police are easily recognised in their blue uniforms and white & blue patrol vehicles.

Airport transfers are available if booked in advance. We can arrange for a dedicated and experienced driver to collect you and your family from the airport and transport you to your destination any where in Cape Town, for self-drive, use Avis Rent a Car.

Approximate driving times from Cape Town International (outside peak hours):

V&A Waterfront/Mouille Point/City Bowl  15 - 20 minutes 
 Camps Bay 30 minutes
Constantia/Newlands/Claremont 30 minutes
Cape Winelands 45 minutes - 1hour