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9,951 Km
12 hour 20 min
Leeds Bradford Airport

Transportation to Cape Town Airport from the City Center

In Cape Town, which the largest and most crowded city of South Africa, you can use buses and taxis for going to the airport. It is also possible to reach the airport in a short time by renting a car in the city.


You can get to the airport in about 20 minutes by getting on a taxi. Using a taxi may be a better choice because buses are very crowded and the weather is too hot.


For going to the airport, you can an also use the buses, which are the most popular public transportation vehicles in the city. You can reach the airport after a travel of approximately 40 minutes by using the buses operating all day long except late hours of the night.

Car Rental

Since the distance between the airport and the city center is short, car rental, which is more expensive option than others, is less preferred. However, if you want to rent a car, you can get a car from many companies that you can find on the internet.

Airport Information

Cape Town Airport has a single terminal building with multiple floors. At the airport, there are banks where you can perform your currency exchange transactions and a store where you can buy souvenirs, clothes and books. Furthermore, at Spur Restaurant, you can taste local foods and drink something while waiting for your flight. At this restaurant which is located on a very wide area, you can spend time watching the takeoff and landing of the planes as well as enjoying the delicacies of Cape Town and world cuisine.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2017

Transportation to Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which airports can I use for Cape Town-Leeds flights?

For Cape Town-Leeds flights, you can use Cape Town Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Cape Town-Leeds and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Cape Town-Leeds is 9951 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 12 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Cape Town-Leeds flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Cape Town-Leeds flights is Monday.

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