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Tourist Class Timetable and Fares (last update, 01 August 2015)

JNB » Durban » JNB | CTN » Durban » CTN | JNB » Port Elizabeth » JNB | JNB » East London » JNB | JNB » Cape Town » JNB

2015 TOURIST CLASS TRAIN ROUTES, SCHEDULES & FARES

Tourist Class | JNB » DBN » JNB (running as scheduled)

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Train Journey: 15 hours | JNB-DBN:  4 x p/week | DBN-JNB: 3 x p/week | Fare: R 360 | Peak: N/A

Johannesburg » Durban

Durban » Johannesburg

Days running

Wed / Thu / Fri / Sun

Days running

Wed / Fri / Sun

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg to...

 

18:40 day 1

Durban to...

 

19:15 day 1

Germiston         (R100)

19:03 day 1

19:18 day 1

P'maritzburg     (R130)

21:43 day 1

21:53 day 1

Standerton       (R150)

21:37 day 1

21:51 day 1

Estcourt           (R180)

00:28 day 2

00:33 day 2

Newcastle        (R190)

00:17 day 2

00:27 day 2

Ladysmith         (R180)

01:36 day 2

01:45 day 2

Ladysmith        (R240)

02:35 day 2

02:45 day 2

Newcastle         (R230)

03:57 day 2

04:07 day 2

Estcourt           (R270)

03:46 day 2

03:51 day 2

Standerton       (R290)

06:36 day 2

06:56 day 2

P'maritzburg    (R320)

06:15 day 2

06:32 day 2

Germiston         (R360)

09:07 day 2

09:17 day 2

Durban          (R360)

09:10 day 2

 

Johannesburg (R360)

09:35 day 2

 

Month

August

September

October

November

December

Fares

R 360

R 360

R 360

R 360 | 90days

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Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 half price fare

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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Tourist Class | Additional (seasonal)

 

*Please note: Additional train schedule for peak periods only

Train Journey: 20 hours | Frequency: see below  | Travels: seasonal | Fare: N/A | Peak: N/A

Johannesburg » Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth » Johannesburg

Days running

seasonal

Days running

seasonal

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg

 

13:15 day 1

Port Elizabeth

 

15:00 day 1

Port Elizabeth

09:15 day 2

 

Johannesburg

11:35 day 2

 

Month

August

September

October

November

December

Fares

Not scheduled

Not scheduled

Not scheduled

Not scheduled

Not scheduled

Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 half price fare

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

N/A

Tourist Class | CPT » DBN » CPT (discontinued)

 

Train Journey: 38 hours | Frequency: Once per week | Travels: Mon & (Wed return) | Fare: N/A (not available)

Cape Town » Durban

Durban » Cape Town

Days running

Discontinued

Days running

Discontinued

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Cape Town

 

18:50 day 1

Durban

 

18:30 day 1

Durban

08:10 day 3

Cape Town

07:45 day 3

 

Month

August

September

October

November

December

Fares

No service

No service

No service

No service

No service

Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 half price fare

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

N / A

Tourist Class | JNB » PE » JNB (running as scheduled)

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Train Journey: 20 hours | Frequency:  3 x p/week | Travels: Wed, Fri, Sun | Fare: R 500 | Peak: N/A

Johannesburg » Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth » Johannesburg

Days running

Wed / Fri / Sun

Days running

Wed / Fri / Su

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg to...

 

13:15 day 1

Port Elizabeth to...

 

15:00 day 1

Germiston            (R100)

13:30 day 1

13:50 day 1

Allicedale          (R120)

16:42 day 1

16:47 day 1

Vereeniging         (R120)

14:45 day 1

14:55 day 1

Cookhouse       (R140)

18:16 day 1

18:23 day 1

Kroonstad           (R160)

17:15 day 1

17:25 day 1

Cradock           (R170)

19:25 day 1

19:32 day 1

Virginia               (R180)

18:18 day 1

18:25 day 1

Rosmead           (R210)

21:02 day 1

21:17 day 1

Bloemfontein       (R230)

20:20 day 1

20:30 day 1

Nouport            (R210)

22:07 day 1

22:29 day 1

Springfontein      (R280)

23:00 day 1

23:15 day 1

Springfontein    (R270)

01:03 day 2

01:10 day 2

Nouport              (R320)

02:30 day 2

02:35 day 2

Bloemfontein     (R330)

04:26 day 2

04:46 day 2

Rosmead             (R340)

03:20 day 2

03:30 day 2

Virginia             (R380)

06:38 day 2

06:40 day 2

Cradock              (R380)

04:35 day 2

04:45 day 2

Kroonstad         (R410)

07:36 day 2

07:52 day 2

Cookhouse           (R420)

05:45 day 2

06:00 day 2

Vereeniging       (R470)

10:07 day 2

10:10 day 2

Allicedale             (R450)

07:15 day 2

07:25 day 2

Germiston          (R500)

11:06 day 2

11:12 day 2

Port Elizabeth   (R500)

09:15 day 2

 

Johannesburg  (R500)

11:35 day 2

 

Month

August

September

October

November

December

Fares

R 500

R 500

R 500

R 500 | 90days

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Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 half price fare

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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Tourist Class | JNB » EL » JNB (running as scheduled)

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Train Journey: 20 hours | Frequency: 3 x p/week | Travels: Wed, Fri, Sun | Fare: R 490 | Peak: N/A

Johannesburg » East London

East London » Johannesburg

Days running

Wed / Fri / Sun

Days running

Wed / Fri / Sun

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg to...

 

17:30 day 1

East London to...

 

09:00 day 1

Germiston         (R100)

17:53 day 1

17:58 day 1

Berlin                  (R110)

09:40 day 1

09:45 day 1

Vereeniging      (R120)

19:00 day 1

19:20 day 1

Stutterheim         (R120)

10:42 day 1

10:47 day 1

Sasolberg         (R120)

19:43 day 1

19:48 day 1

Queenstown        (R160)

13:04 day 1

13:26 day 1

Koppies            (R140)

20:34 day 1

20:36 day 1

Sterkstrom          (R180)

14:16 day 1

14:21 day 1

Kroonstad         (R160)

21:42 day 1

21:50 day 1

Molteno              (R190)

15:03 day 1

15:08 day 1

Henneman        (R170)

22:26 day 1

22:28 day 1

Burgersdorp        (R210)

16:01 day 1

16:28 day 1

Virginia             (R180)

22:44 day 1

22:46 day 1

Bethulie               (R240)

17:45 day 1

17:50 day 1

Theunissen       (R190)

23:14 day 1

23:16 day 1

Springfontein      (R250)

18:46 day 1

19:00 day 1

Bloemfontein    (R230)

00:32 day 2

00:55 day 2

Bloemfontein       (R310)

21:36 day 1

21:56 day 1

Springfontein   (R280)

03:49 day 2

04:15 day 2

Theunissen          (R350)

23:23 day 1

23:25 day 1

Bethulie            (R300)

05:00 day 2

05:03 day 2

Virginia               (R370)

23:52 day 1

23:54 day 1

Burgersdorp     (R330)

06:17 day 2

06:34 day 2

Henneman          (R380)

00:13 day 2

00:15 day 2

Molteno            (R350)

07:25 day 2

07:28 day 2

Kroonstad           (R400)

00:51 day 2

01:10 day 2

Queenstown     (R400)

08:58 day 2

09:12 day 2

Sasolberg            (R450)

02:59 day 2

03:01 day 2

Stutterheim       (R450)

11:43 day 2

11:46 day 2

Vereeniging         (R460)

03:50 day 2

03:25 day 2

Berlin               (R480)

12:39 day 2

12:42 day 2

Germiston            (R490)

04:27 day 2

04:37 day 2

East London    (R490)

13:24 day 2

 

Johannesburg    (R490)

05:01 day 2

 

Month

August

September

October

November

December

Fares

R 490

R 490

R 490

R 490 | 90days

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Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 half price fare

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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News & Updates

Information updates?

Timetables, fares and service information is updated regularily.

August 01, 2015

How are fares quoted?

Fares are quoted per adult, single fare, one way journey.

Kids,
ages (3-9) half price,
Kids ages (0-2) travel for free.

Senior citizen
fares; 25% discount, subject to peak season travel periods, age 55+, SA residents with SA ID on Tourist Class trains only.

Peak season
fares; start 01 December to 18 January 2015.

July 01, 2015

Port Elizabeth!

The Premier Classe train on route Johannesburg - Port Elizabeth has been discontinued.
Timetable & fares»

Nov 27, 2014

Cape Town » Durban?

The Tourist Class train on route DBN-CPT-DBN was discontinued.

Feb 26, 2013

How far in advance...?

Tourist Class trains can only be booked three month (90 days) in advance. *except in peak season

Premier Classe Trains can be booked  one year (12 months) in advance.

Feb 02, 2015

How much luggage?

Allowance is for 25kg luggage p/adult fare paid. Extra luggage to be checked in at the baggage counter for +- R 5 p/kg.

Feb 02, 2015

Train Routes?

All Tourist Class and Premier Classe train routes are listed with schedule, times and ticket price on this website. Booking in advance is essential.

Feb 02, 2015

Tourist Class News!

The Wednesday Tourist Class trains on route Johannesburg - Durban and Johannesburg - Port Elizabeth have been cancelled.

Nov 27, 2014

Peak season Fares!

Peak season fares are usually applied from the end of November to the middle of January. (+- 9% increase)

Feb 02, 2015