Cape Town airport (CPT)

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Cape Town airport (CPT)

Cape Town International Airport, opened in 1954, is the second busiest in South Africa. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Official Website: airports.co.za
Number of Terminals - 2 - Domestic Terminal and International Terminal, open 24 hours a day and connected through the check-in area.
Annual passenger traffic: 10.8 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +27 219 371 200. Flight information: Tel +27 867 277 888. E-mail: [email protected] The information desks are located in the Arrivals Halls and operate around the clock.

Location

Cape Town airport is located 22 km (15 miles) to the east of the city.

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Car rental companies

The offices are situated in front of the central building. Access is through underground walkways located on both sides of the terminals.

Avis (Tel +27 219 278 800 - 24 hours a day)
Bidvest (Tel +27 219 272 750 - 24 hours a day)
Capital Car Hire (Tel +27 219 350 240 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +27 210 000 028 - 5:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +27 219 358 600 - 24 hours a day)
First (Tel +27 219 347 499 - 24 hours a day)
Hertz (Tel +27 219 353 000 - 24 hours a day)
Tempest (Tel +27 219 358 650 - 24 hours a day)
Woodford (Tel +27 219 347 165 - 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)

 

Car rental search

Public and private transportation

Bus - Line A01 from MyCiTi (Tel +27 800 656 463) leaves every 30 minutes to the civic centre and operates from 5:30 am to 9:30 pm (from 6:30 am on weekends). Journey time is around 25 min.
There are also private buses to the city and other destinations throughout Western Cape provided by Sport Shuttle (Tel +27 861 447 4444), Citi Hopper (Tel +27 219 363 461) and Centurion Tours (Tel +27 824 726 216 / 861 115 388) that depart from the Arrivals area.
More information

Taxi - The official airport operator is Touch-Down Taxis (Tel +27 836 520 786 / 825 697 555), with cabs available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to the city centre takes about 20 minutes.

 

Parking services at Cape Town airport (CPT)

There are several parking areas for short and long periods, with CCTV and courtesy shuttles. More information: Tel +27 219 363 600/612/613. Rates

P1 - Five-storey facility to the north of the terminal. The first 30 minutes have no charge.
P2 - Parking lot with five levels situated to the south of the enclosure. Valet parking service on the ground floor.
P3 & P4 - Covered lots on both sides of the car rental area, accessible through pedestrian walkways.
P5 - For long stays, behind P4.

 

Services for passengers with special needs

Ramps, elevators, adapted toilets, accessible telephones, wheelchairs and reserved spaces in the multi-storey parking lot are available. Inform your airline about your particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. More information: Tel +27 219 353 737.