An excellent road network links all major points within the Stellenbosch region and Cape Town and surrounds. Both the N1 and N2 National Roads link to Stellenbosch.
Speed limit is 120km/h on open freeways, 80km/h on urban freeways and 60km/h in built-up areas.
Driving is on the left side of the road and road signage is in accordance with international codes. Foreign tourists require an international driver’s licence, or one from their country of origin that has been certified by their Consulate.
Petrol (gas) is available in towns and along the routes at various points on the freeway.
It is against the law to make use of your cellular phone (mobile) while driving, and use of seat (safety) belts is compulsory for both driver and passengers.
*Please note the legal blood/alcohol limit: 0.05mg per 100ml and constitutes approximately one tot.
- Baz Bus Backpackers' Bus: 021 439 2323
- Elwierda: 021 418 4673
- Greyhound: 083 915 9000
- Intercape Mainliner: 0861 BUS BUS (287 287)
- Translux: 0861 589 282
Rovos Rail and The Blue Train are two of the world’s most luxurious trains that travel between major cities in South Africa and Southern Africa. The Shongololo Express and Shosholoza Meyl also travel between major cities in South Africa and Southern Africa.
- Blue Train: 012 334 8459
- Rovos Rail: 021 421 4020
- Shongololo Express: 086 177 7014
- Shosholoza Meyl: 086 000 8888
- Metrorail: 080 065 6463 / www.capemetrorail.co.za
Local and international airlines fly to South Africa’s major airports: Cape Town International, O.R. Tambo (Johannesburg), Durban International (KZ-N), Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape), East London (Eastern Cape) and Bloemfontein (Free State).
- South African Airways: 0861 FLYSAA (0861 359722) (0861 606 606)
- 1 Time: 0861 345 345
- Kulula.com 0861 KULULA (585 852)
- Mango: 086 100 1234
- SA Airlink: 0861 359 722 / 044 801 8448
- SA Express: 0861 606 606 / 044 801 8448