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Premier Classe Timetable and Fares (update, 05 November 2018)

Routes: Johannesburg » Cape Town » Johannesburg | Johannesburg » Durban » Johannesburg

2018/19 PREMIER CLASSE TRAIN ROUTES, SCHEDULES & FARES
*Please note: All planned annual fare increases have been put on hold until further notice.

Premier Classe | JNB » CPT » JNB (running as scheduled)

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Train Journey: 25 hours | Frequency: Once p/week | JNB - CPT: Thursday | CPT - JNB: Tuesday | Fare: R 3120 | Peak: TBC

Johannesburg » Cape Town

Cape Town » Johannesburg

Days running

Thursday once p/week

Days running

Tuesday once p/week

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg

 

10:30 day 1

Cape Town

 

09:05 day 1

Kimberley

18:35 day 1

19:07 day 1

Beaufort West

18:25 day 1

18:45 day 1

Beaufort West

03:10 day 2

03:40 day 2

Kimberley

02:40 day 2

03:00 day 2

Cape Town

12:40 day 2

 

Johannesburg

11:03 day 2

 

Month

Feb / Mar

 Apr / May / Jun

Jul / Aug

Sep / Oct / Nov

Dec / Jan

Fares

 R 3120/3370

R 3120/3370

R 3120/3370

R 3120/3370

R 3120/3370

Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 (80%)

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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Premier Classe | JNB » DBN » JNB (running as scheduled)

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Train Journey: 14 hours | Frequency: Once p/week (*3 x p/week in peak season) | Fare: R 1230 | Peak: TBC

Johannesburg » Durban

Durban » Johannesburg

Days running

Friday (+*Wed/Sun in season)

Days running

Sunday (+*Wed/Fri in season)

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg

 

18:40 day 1

Durban

 

19:15 day 1

Germiston

19:03 day 1

19:18 day 1

Pietermaritzburg

21:43 day 1

21:53 day 1

Pietermaritzburg

06:15 day 2

06:32 day 2

Germiston

09:07 day 2

09:17 day 2

Durban

09:10 day 2

 

Johannesburg

09:35 day 2

 

Month

Feb / Mar

Apr / May / Jun

Jul / Aug

Sep / Oct / Nov

Dec / Jan

Fares

Not open yet

Not open yet

Not open yet

R 1230/1320

R 1230/1320

Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 (80%)

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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Premier Classe| Additional (seasonal)

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Train Journey: 14 hours | Frequency: Once off | Departure: Friday | Return: Monday | Fare: N/a

Johannesburg » Durban

Durban » Johannesburg

Days running

Not scheduled

Days running

Not scheduled

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg

 

18:20 day 1

Durban

 

17:30 day 1

Durban

08:30 day 2

 

Johannesburg

06:30 day 2

 

Month

Feb / Mar

Apr / May / Jun

Jul / Aug

Sep / Oct / Nov

Dec / Jan

Fares

N/a

N/a

N/a

N/a

N/a

Fares are p/adult one way / kids 3-9 (80%)

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

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Premier Classe | JNB » PE » JNB (discontinued)

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Train Journey: 20 hours | Frequency: N/A | Travel days: N/A | Fare: N/a | Peak: N/a

Johannesburg » Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth » Johannesburg

Days running

Discontinued

Days running

Discontinued

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Train Station

Arrival

Departure

Johannesburg

 

13:15 day 1

Port Elizabeth

 

15:00 day 1

Vereeniging

14:45 day 1

14:55 day 1

Allicedale

16:42 day 1

16:47 day 1

Kroonstad

17:15 day 1

17:25 day 1

Cookhouse

18:16 day 1

18:23 day 1

Bloemfontein

20:20 day 1

20:30 day 1

Cradock

19:25 day 1

19:32 day 1

Cradock

04:35 day 2

04:45 day 2

Bloemfontein

04:26 day 2

04:46 day 2

Cookhouse

05:45 day 2

06:00 day 2

Kroonstad

07:36 day 2

07:52 day 2

Allicedale

07:15 day 2

07:25 day 2

Vereeniging

10:07 day 2

10:10 day 2

Port Elizabeth

09:15 day 2

 

Johannesburg

11:35 day 2

 

Month

Feb / Mar

Apr / May / Jun

Jul / Aug

Sep / Oct / Nov

Dec / Jan

Fares

N/a

N/a

N/a

N/a

N/a

Fares are per adult one way / kids 3-9 (80%)

Times/Fares are subject to change without notification

Tourist Class  

News & Updates

Information updates?

Timetables, fares and service information updated on:

November 05, 2018

How are fares quoted?

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

Peak season fares start 01 December to 31 January.

Senior citizen fares are not offered on Premier Classe.

May 28, 2018

How far in advance...?

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

March 01, 2018

How much luggage?

On Premier Classe trains, allowance is made for +- 29kg luggage per adult fare paid. There is storage space under the bunk and above the cupboard inside your compartment.

Feb 28, 2018

Premier Classe Routes?

Two Premier Classe train routes are in operation. Johannesburg - Cape Town and Johannesburg - Durban.

Feb 28, 2018

Car Transport by Rail

Car transport routes are: Johannesburg -Cape Town, -Durban and -Port elizabeth. *Cars can only be loaded and off-loaded at these stations.

March 01, 2018

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March 01, 2018