The Blue Train

Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown

  • Journey name: Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown  
  • Duration: Upto 3 days

Overview:

The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 31-hour journey of 1,600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most varied and stunning scenery offered by the African sub-continent. On the Southbound trip, the train departs from Pretoria main train station at 16:00 and arrives in Cape Town train station at 10:30 on day 3. En route to Cape Town there is a stopover and excursion in Kimberley, where we go back in time to the days of the Diamond Rush.

Train Departure Schedule:

2020 : October - December , April - June , July - September

Journey Dates:

  • PRETORIA TO CAPE TOWN 2020
    Selected Weekdays

    Month

    Day

    Month

    Day

    April

    1, 6, 13, 2027

    September

    7, 14, 21, 23, 28

    May

    4, 11, 18, 25

    October

    5,12,14,19,21,26,28

    June

    1, 8, 15, 22, 29

    November

    2, 9,11,16,18,23,25, 30

    July

    6, 13, 20, 27

    December

    7, 14, 16

    August

    17, 24, 31

    ·         Dates in bold denote the train with a maximum capacity of 82 guests

    ·         Non-bold dates denote the train with a maximum capacity of 54 guests

    ·         Both Train sets comprise of Conference / Observation Cars

Places Covered:

Pretoria, Kimberley, Cape Town

Day to Day Itinerary - Click here

Price - Click here

Inclusions:

  • 1 x Overnight on a full board
  • 14 % VAT and 1 % Tourism Levy

Exclusions:

  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Travel Insurance
  • Entrance  fees for sightseeing and optional excursions not included in itinerary
  • Expenses  of personal nature
  • Visa Fees (where  applicable)
  • Airport Taxes

Route Map

  • Luxurious Accommodation, fine cuisine and personalised service
  • Get a sense of the Colonial Time Warp
  • Diverse and Spectacular Scenery 
  • Kimberley Diamond Mine and Museum, tram ride
  • Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown
  • Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown
  • Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown
  • Southbound Journey - Pretoria to Capetown