Looking for an easy and affordable way to get around Cape Town?

Explore Cape Town with MyCiTi Hop-On Hop-Off Bus (Rapid Transport) by adding a Travel Card to your SmartPASS order. This safe, reliable, and convenient bus system is the perfect way to access some of the Mother City's most famous tourist and leisure destinations.

Get around with ease

  • MyCiTi provides easy access to so many places to visit and things to do. Get out and about (from early morning to late evening) with your children, family and friends – and make memories that last a lifetime.
  • Your MyCiTi Travel Card comes pre-loaded with R200 worth of travel. You can make it go further by starting your journey outside the morning peak fare period (Mon-Fri 06:45-08:00 and 16:15-17:30) or anytime on weekends and public holidays... this way your card will last much longer. If you run out of credit on your card, its easy to top it up and use it again!
  • Cheapest and most flexible travel around the city. Getting there is half the fun so hop aboard for a fabulous Cape Town adventure. Save the hassle of buying daily tickets: the MyCiTi Card is your all-inclusive Travel Card.


  • Explore the city’s historic heart – from Greenmarket Square to the Grand Parade, the Bo-Kaap, Castle and District 6 and the Company’s Garden. Unwind in the entertainment zones of Long and Kloof streets and Green Point. Visit the V&A Waterfront and Canal Walk in Century City, two of Africa’s premier shopping and leisure destinations. Cool down in sparkling waters at Camps Bay, the Sea Point Pavilion and Bloubergstrand.
  • More than 90% of MyCiTi buses are on time, with schedules that help you plan your journey and live information updates via an app, so you can track your bus.
  • The MyCiTi service is designed so you can transfer from one route to another – and only pay one fare. With easy access to other public transport connections and a network of cycle paths for quick commuting and leisurely scenic rides.
  • Security staff at stations, CCTV cameras monitored by a control centre, closed stations and lighting at bus stops are all measures that help make MyCiTi safer.

How do I order the Travel Card

  • A MyCiTi Travel Card must be added to your SmartPASS order, collection is from Cape Town Tourism Visitor Experience Centres. More information will be on your Order Confirmation.
  • Your Travel Card is valid for all MyCiTi routes, excluding the Airport. Download a free Map of the routes, here.
  • Download the NFC enabled MyCiti App and travel without ever needing to take out your Travel Card.

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