Guide to Cape Town train routes

Here is all you need to know about travelling Cape Town by train.

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Cape Town trains are lively, raucous and sometimes chaotic, but they can be a fun, easy  and cheap way to explore the city.  The Southern Line is the most popular line for tourists as it runs all the way from Cape Town to Simonstown, and is a great way to see the False Bay coast. If you’re planning a train…

While the railway system in Cape Town is mainly focused on commuter transport, The Southern Line Rail Route, which stretches from Cape Town to Simon’s Town, is highly recommended for visitors. The train stops at several beautiful suburbs and coastal villages along the way and is an affordable option. The Southern Line Rail Route passes through Cape Town’s leafy southern…

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