Getting around Cape Town

Getting around Cape Town does not need to be a chore with plenty of options to choose from.

Firstly, for our foreign guests, we drive on the left hand side of the road and work in kilometres when it comes to speed and distance! With that out of the way, there are a number of ways for you to get around our beautiful city.

  • Cab or taxi: There are a large number of metered taxis

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

If you are wanting to drive while in Cape Town, here are some things you need to know.