BLUE TRAIN SOUTH AFRICA
Routes, Rates & Schedules
Pretoria to Cape Town VV
Pretoria to Cape Town
Cape Town to Pretoria
Blue Train to Durban 2014
Blue Train to Durban 2015
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Route from Cape Town to Pretoria with a stop over at Matjiesfontein
The route between
is a 27-hour journey of 1 600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent.
, the train departs from Pretoria main train sation at 8:30 and arrives in Cape Town train station at 12:00 the following day.
En route to Cape Town there is a stopover and excursion in Kimberley, where we take a step back in time to the days of the diamond rush.
, the train leaves Cape Town at 08:30 and arrives in Pretoria at 12:30, in time for high tea the following day. It stops at
for an off-the-train excursion.
On arrival at Matjiesfontein guests are invited for a glass of sherry at the bar.
The Victorian buildings and original nineteenth century London lampposts impart to the traveller, the uncanny sense of entering a colonial time warp – an oasis suspended in a different age.
Guests are reminded that they must be at the station
before the departure time.
THE MOST LUXURIOUS TRAIN IN THE WORLD