Johannesburg - Cape Town or Cape Town - Johannesburg


The Premier Classe departs from Johannesburg to Cape Town every Thursday.
The Premier Classe departs from Cape Town to Johannesburg every Tuesday.


2016 Premier Classe Train Rates


Passenger Cost - Pricing for travel up until 30 Nov 2016

  • Per adult: R 3 120.00 (1 way)
  • Per child (3 to 9yrs): 80% of adult fare
  • Per child (2yrs or under): Free of Charge
  • NOTE: children of 10 years of age or older pay full adult rates

Above Fares Include: Welcome drinks in the departure lounge, all meals, morning tea or coffee, afternoon high tea or coffee, accommodation and bedding


Vehicle Costs:

  • Per Sudan Vehicle: R 3 500.00
  • Per SUV/ 4 x 4: R 4 880.00

NOTE – the Premier Classe is not a cargo service and vehicles are only permitted on the train if the owner is travelling on the same service as a passenger. For cargo only services please contact Shosholoza Meyl Cargo Service directly


The scheduled Train Programme is as follows:


Thursday's Schedule from Johannesburg to Cape Town

14:00
Guests convene at the Premier Classe lounge at Johannesburg station for pre-departure tea and coffee
15:00
Depart from Johannesburg station with welcoming drinks and snacks served in the Lounge Car
19:10
Dinner is served in the Dining Car
Friday morning
07:00
Early morning tea or coffee is served on request
09:00
Breakfast is served in the Dining Car
10:00
Morning tea is served in the Lounge Car or your room
12:30
Lunch is served in the Dining Car
15:30
High tea is served in the Lounge Car or in the comfort of your room
16:16
The train arrives in Cape Town

Tuesday's Schedule from Cape Town to Johannesburg

08:00
Guests convene at the Premier Classe lounge at Cape Town station for pre-departure tea and coffee
09:05
Depart from Cape Town station with welcoming drinks and snacks served in the Lounge Car
12:30
Lunch is served in the Dining Car
15:30
High tea is served in the Lounge Car or in the comfort of your room
19:10
Dinner is served in the Dining Car
Wednesday Schedule
07:00
Early morning tea or coffee is served on request
09:00
Breakfast is served in the Dining Car
10:00
Morning tea is served in the Lounge Car or your room
11:03
The train arrives in Johannesburg

Important Notes:

  • These are one way fares. A return trip will be double the price.
  • These rates are per person sharing.
  • Timetable and rates are subject to change without notification.
  • Fares include all meals, morning tea or coffee in the Departure Lounge, afternoon high tea or coffee, accommodation and bedding

PLEASE NOTE:  TRAIN SCHEDULES AND FARES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT ANY NOTIFICATION.

Premier Classe Johannesburg - Cape Town Enquiry Form

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