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1time cheapest JNB - CPT

26 Dec 2008 flights
surveyed on 29 Nov 2008

1time airline you beauty! On one of the busiest flight days in the year - 26 Dec - 1time has come in with the lowest flight price of R810. It's the first time in over a year that 1time have been cheapest in a survey of the JNB - CPT flight route (last time was the 2 June 2007 flight survey).

Flights from Johannesburg to CPT
Bus & train trips from Joburg to Cape Town

1time economy class

810

Shosholoza Meyl economy class

280

Mango Flex

899

City to City coach

420

Kulula from Lanseria

959

Greyhound coach

450

SAA economy class

976

Shosholoza Meyl tourist class

500

BA economy class

1564

Translux coach

550

Kulula from OR Tambo

1699

SA Roadlink coach

599

Interlink economy class

No flights

Intercape coach

620

BA business class
Mango Plus
SAA business class

3274
999
2795

Baz Bus (7 day pass)
Premier Classe train

Blue train

1200
2250
9285

Flights are one-way leaving Johannesburg for Cape Town between 1819 and 2036.

1time airline

Kulula's Lanseria flights still cheaper

Interesting to note that Kulula's flights from Lanseria Airport are still significantly cheaper than from O.R. Tambo International Airport (in fact Kulula's "low-cost" flights from O.R. Tambo are even more expensive than British Airways and SAA's full service flights!).

Mango Flex R899, Normal Price R1106

Amazingly, the Mango Flex tickets are still cheaper than Mango's standard pricing! And, indeed, even Mango Plus.

Mango Flexi is still cheaper

R280 trip with Shosholoza Meyl

The very cheapest method of getting from Johannesburg to Cape Town is still with the Shosholoza Meyl train (R280).

Some record high prices

Unsurprisingly at this time of year, some travel companies' prices are at record highs:

 

Record high

Previous high

British Airways

R1564 (today)

R1532 (25 Aug 2007)

Kulula ex O.R. Tambo

R1699 (today)

R1468 (17 Nov 2007)

City to City bus

R420 (today)

R390 (6 Sep 2008)

Intercape bus

R620 (today)

R540 (6 Sep 2008)

SA Roadlink

R599 (today)

R499 (14 Jun 2008)

Translux

R550 (today)

R500 (6 Sep 2008)

Travel post of the week : Firefly visits Cape Town

Lovely photos taken by Firefly. He flew from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town to take part in a travel workshop, and promptly did the tourist thing himself (courtesy of the fact that he struggled to get a flight back to the friendly city) - taking in Camps Bay, Constantia, Hout Bay and Rhodes Memorial.

Rhodes memorial

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