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Citiliner has services to cities within South Africa as well as to Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

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Bookings/Reservations & discounts

Sales Offices & Stops

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History, News & Info.

Bookings/Reservations & discounts

Booking a Greyhound Bus ticket

Website bookings: bookings made via their website (www.greyhound.co.za) normally have a discount.

Call centre bookings: their 24 hour call centre is available on 011 611 8000 or 083 915 9000

Email Greyhound at enquiries@greyhound.co.za

Greyhound bus

Edgars Account bookings

You can pay for your Greyhound trip using an Edgars Thank U Account card. Simply phone 011 611 8000. Other travel options which can be paid for using an Edgars Account are Mango Airlines flights and Citiliner bus trips.

Discounts & Special Rates

Children: Children between the ages of 2 & 11 years travelling with Greyhound get a 15% discount off the adult fare. Children below the age of 2 years, on condition that they are not occupying a seat, travel free. If a fare paying adult is travelling with two or more children below the age of 2 years, then the second as well as all successive children will have to pay (instead of travelling free, they get the 15% children's discount).

10% SANDF\SAPS: All SANDF\SAPS staff travelling with Greyhound, on condition that they produce a valid force card, qualify for a 10% discount off the normal fare.

5% Senior Citizens Discounts: Senior citizens get a 5% discount off the normal fare upon presenting a pensioner's card or ID book.

5% Student Discounts: Varsity students can get a 5% discount off the normal fare if they produce a valid student card when purchasing their ticket.

Sales Offices & Stops

Greyhound has sales offices for booking bus tickets in Johannesburg, Midrand, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, Bloemfontein, East London, Nelspruit, Harare, Port Elizabeth, Kroonstad, Maputo and Montrose.

Greyhound bus departures and destinations

Eastern Cape

Windmill Park
Moore Street
Quigney
East London

Tel: (043) 743 9284
Fax: (043) 743 0061

Simpson Building
Shop nr 4
Ring Road
Greenacres
6045
Port Elizabeth

Tel: (041) 363 4555
Fax: (041) 363 3559

71 Madeira street
Opposite Steve Motors
Umtata

Tel: (047) 531-0603
Fax: (047) 532 2288

Free State

Tourist Centre
Park Road
(next to Municipal Swimming Pool)
Bloemfontein

Tel: (051) 447 1558
Fax: (051) 447 1556

Shell Ultra City
Kroonstad

Tel: 056 212 5527
Fax: 056 213 2852
gclkroonstad@absamail.co.za

Gauteng

Park City Transit Centre
Johannesburg Station
Johannesburg

Fax: (011) 276 8550

Cnr Polly & Church street
Johannesburg

Tel: (011) 336 9184

Caltex Star Shop
N1 Highway
Midrand
Johannesburg

Tel: (011) 315 1458
Fax: (011) 315 7533

1928 Building
next to Pretoria Station
Pretoria

Tel: (012) 323 1154
Fax: (012) 323 1294

KwaZulu-Natal

Motor Coach Terminal
New Durban Station
N.M.R. Avenue
Durban

Tel: 031 334 9702/09
Tel: 083 915 9000
Tel: 011 276 8500
Fax: 031 309 7746
Fax: 011 276 8550

267 Burger Street
Pietermaritzburg
3201

Tel: 033 345 3175
Fax: 033 345 3172

Limpopo

no bus stops

Mpumalanga

Old Mutual Place
Louis Trichardt Street
Opposite Hotel Promenade
Nelspruit

Tel: (013) 753 2100
Fax: (013) 753 2414

North West

no bus stops

Northern Cape

Tickets for Africa
121 Bulfontein Road
(next to Civic Centre)
Kimberley
8301

Tel: (053) 832 6040
Fax: (053) 831 8248

Western Cape

1 Adderley Street
Cape Town

Tel: 083 915 9000 or
Fax: (011) 276 8550

Zimbabwe

Blue Arrow Reservations
Unifreight House
73A Fife Street
Bulawayo

Tel: (002639) 889078

Road Port
Cnr Robert Mugabe & 5th Street
Harare

Tel: (002634) 732 080
Fax: (002634) 25 3228

Policies & Conditions of Carriage

Accompanied children travelling cross-border: In an effort to prevent /curb cross-border child trafficking, the Department of Home Affairs, South Africa has set a new requirement. All passengers crossing Beitbridge Border Post enroute to Zimbabwe (i.e. either travelling to, or from Zimbabwe) with children under 18 years old, to have documentation certifying that they have legal guardianship. This documentation should be obtained before crossing the border.

Alcohol & smoking:Consumption of alcohol as well as smoking is not permitted on all Greyhound coaches.

Luggage: The luggage allowance on Greyhound buses is two suitcases whose total weight should not exceed 30kg and each suitcase should have the following dimensions: 80cmx60cmx30cm. Any luggage weighing more than the free allowance will be charged at the applicable rate.

They do not accept unaccompanied luggage. Firearms, hazardous/harmful chemicals, explosives or toxic substances are not accepted on all Greyhound coaches.

Pets: No pets are permitted on any of their buses save for guide dogs, for which prior notification has to be given before date of departure.

Ticket cancellation & refunds: Greyhound bus tickets may be cancelled subject to payment of a cancellation fee. Alternatively, passengers may opt to be rebooked on the next available service on that very same route, with no fee being levied. If, however, there is a price increase the passenger will be expected to pay the difference.

Unaccompanied children: Only children that are 12-years and older are accepted to travel unaccompanied. Proof of identification will be required both on purchase of the ticket as well as boarding.

History, News & Info.

Greyhound bus is part of the "Unitrans Passenger" operating division of Unitrans Holdings (Pty) Ltd, which in turn is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KAP International Holdings – which as of 2012 owns the industrial assets of the Steinhoff Africa group . Greyhound is a member of SABOA (Southern African Bus Operators Association).

2006

The Star newspaper's readers vote for the Greyhound bus as being their favourite bus company.

2005

Greyhound Coach Lines celebrated 21 years of intercity long distance transport.

1993

United Transport Company, now renamed as Unitrans Limited and listed on the JSE, reacquires Greyhound Coach Lines from the Tollgate Group.

1987

United Transport Company disposes of its passenger operations to Tollgate Holdings.

1962

UK based United Transport Company is incorporated in South Africa and Greyhound Bus Lines, which operated a fleet of buses is one of their first acquisitions.

Unitrans annual reports

Untrans Passenger extract from 2005 annual report

Unitrans 2005 annual report

Unitrans 2004 annual report

Unitrans 2003 annual report

Unitrans 2002 annual report



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