Baz Bus

32 Burg Street, Cape Town, 8001, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact: Reservations
Telephone: +27 (0)21 422-5202, Facsimile: +27 (0)21 422-4533

South Africa's convenient Hop-On-Hop-Off Door-To-Door Backpackers Bus Service. Designed for the independent traveller, Baz Bus is a fantastic way to explore South Africa. Baz Bus offers independent travellers and backpackers the opportunity to explore the most beautiful towns and cities in South Africa.

All you need is one ticket to your final destination and you can hop on and off as often as you like along the route. We drop you off and pick you up from your backpacking hostel or lodge! There is an amazing variety of backpacker hostels and budget accommodation offered in South Africa and Baz Bus will drop you off at over 200 of them.

Baz Bus is for all backpackers and the young at heart. We strive to be an enjoyable and friendly bus company where you can meet great people on the busses and still have the independence to do whatever activities you wish to along the route.

With over 40 towns/cities/villages for backpackers to choose from, there will never be a dull moment! Baz Bus experience can help you become a better beach bum, adrenaline junkie, culture vulture, wildlife fundi, party animal or a bit of all. Baz Bus is completely flexible: You choose where you want to visit and how long you want to stay.

Convenient backpacking

There are over 180 backpacking hostels & lodges to select from and more than 40 cities, towns or villages to visit en route.

Safe travel

We pick you up and drop you off at your hostel door so you don't have to lug heavy bags between bus and train stations or get lost in strange towns at night and there's no time limit on your ticket! With no time limit on your ticket, you choose the pace. You can travel as fast or as slowly as you like.

Meet interesting people

Sit back, relax and share travel tales with loads of other independent travellers.

Get on-board information

Our information files tell you what's hot and what's not, where to go and who to go with...

Reach out of the way places

Private shuttles meet Baz Bus and run you to inaccessible areas.

Space is no problem

Our 22 seater VW Crafters have trailers so there's plenty of space for people, sufboards and guitars.


Cape Town Johannesburg / Pretoria | Johannesburg / Pretoria Cape Town (via Drakensberg)
Cape Town Durban | Durban Cape Town
Cape Town Port Elizabeth | Port Elizabeth Cape Town


On a time limit? With the 7, 14 or 21 day Travel Pass you can travel on Baz Bus in any direction you want and as often as you like within the time period. Your Travel Pass starts on the first day of travel and is valid for 7, 14 or 21 consecutive days. This is a great option for those travellers who do not have a lot of time!

7 Day Travel Pass:
1 week pass - option to travel as often as you like and in any direction you want but the ticket expires after 7 days.

14 Day Travel Pass:
2 week pass - option to travel as often as you like and in any direction you want but the ticket expires after 14 days.

21 Day Travel Pass:
3 week pass - option to travel as often as you like and in any direction your want but the ticket expires after 21 days.

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