There are so many reasons to travel with MyCiTi. We’re sharing just 31 reasons - one on each day for Transport Month in October.

1. Being fit and fabulous. Yip, if you’re using the bus, you’re walking too, Exercise? Done!
2. YOU time. Just sit. And breathe. It’s our pleasure.
3. More ching in your pocket. We keep our fares affordable so you can save for the little things that make life exciting.
4. Peace and quiet. So you can FINALLY finish the book you’ve been reading for, like, eeeeevvvveeeerrrrrr.
5. Designated driver. Enough said. #YoureWelcome. Personalised travel planner.
6. People watching. It’s like your very own reality TV show. It’s addictive.
7. We’re bicycle-friendly. You know, just in case that hill gets the better of you...
8. Bus lanes. Just so you can give those stuck in traffic the royal wave as you pass them by.

9. It’s not the destination, it’s the journey. Taking the bus is just fun. Enough said.

10. More time. Reply to the mails you’ve been meaning to or finish that presentation you should have done last week.

11. Meeting Real-life People. It’s possible. Try it. Just put down your device, and say ‘hi’.

12. Get around smartly. There’s an app for that, and it’s free.
13. Passenger lottery. You never know who you might sit next to, a new boss, a soon-to-be bestie, the ONE...
14. Eco-warrior status. Reduce your carbon footprint by taking the bus. Mother Nature will love you for it.
15. Nap time. Seriously, just drop your head back, close your eyes and catch some zzzzzs.
16. Our app and website will help plan your routes for you, so you don’t have to.
17. Views for days. Beaches, castles, mountains, markets, harbours and more. Our routes run past it all.
18. #StressFreeTravel. The road can be filled with so much rage, which you don’t have to deal with when you take the bus.
19. Sightseeing on the go. You’ll never get bored when you’re aboard.
20. Your safety first. We look out for you. There are CCTV cameras everywhere, so smile.
21. We’ll do the school run. From world class to maths class, we get children safely to school…and back.
22. Explore our city. So gift yourself a day off, choose a sightseeing route and ‘selfie’ like the tourists do.
23. Our fares are fair. Make a calculated decision and only pay for the distance you travel.
24. Track your bus. Breaking news! Stay tuned with live updates in our app so you know when your bus will arrive.
25. Unlimited instagrammable backdrops. So you can keep your Insta profile on point.
26. We answer your calls – literally. 24/7 and it’s FREE even from a cellphone.
27. We’re the local tour guide. We’ll show your visitors around, so you don’t have to.
28. Fit for travel. MyCiTi is good for your health. Think of it as a free chill pill.
29. Relax. Our drivers know their way around so you’ll always get to where you’re going.
30. It’s an act of kindness. 1 full bus removes 50 cars from the road, so really you’re helping ‘unjam’ the traffic.
31. Hidden gems. Our multiple routes mean you can jump on a bus you’ve never been on to explore a side of the city you’ve never been to.

Tell us your reasons and you could WIN

Tell us your favourite reason for using MyCiTi and you could win a fabulous weekly prize
Each week you stand a chance to win 2 myconnect cards loaded with 500 Mover points each, plus 2 tickets each to the Aquarium and up Table Mountain with the cable car, as well as 2 Love Cape Town bags with Cape Town Tourism informational guides and 2 MyCiTi promotional hampers.
Visit our Facebook page

Visit our Facebook page. You will see the competition post at the top of our Facebook wall. 

Tell us your reasons

Like the post and comment with your favourite reasons using the hashtag #ChooseMyCiTi

Check if you're a winner

Follow us on social media and look out for our weekly winner announcement every Monday in October

Terms and conditions

1. The promoter is: MyCiTi whose registered office is at the 18th Floor, Civic Centre, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town 8001.

2. The competition is open to residents of South Africa aged 18 years or over except employees in the promotor’s service, their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with MyCiTi or judging of the competition.

3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.

4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

5. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via

6. Participants may make multiple entries but may not be awarded a prize more than once during the course of this competition.

7. Closing date for entries will be 27 October 2019. After this date; no further entries to the competition will be permitted.

8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

9. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: - Visit the MyCiTi Facebook page and click on the pinned 31 Reasons #chooseMyCiTi competition. - Add your reason to #chooseMyCiTi in the comments section of the pinned post. - Like and share your post and feel free to tag your friends NB: ***Winners will be announced every Monday. - Only reasons placed in the comment section of the competition post during the preceding week will be considered during the weekly awarding of the prizes. - No one person may receive more than one prize during this competition.

10. The promotor, reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

11. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

12. The prize/s are as follows: - The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. - The prizes are not transferable. - Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

13. Winners will be chosen: - At random by software, from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.

14. Winners will be announced on Facebook every Monday for the month of October 2019. If the winner do not claim the prize within 14 days, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize.

15. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected and may choose to have it delivered.

16. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

17. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

18. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by law and any disputes to be communicated to the MyCiTi marketing Manager.

19. The winner/s agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current South African data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

20. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

21. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to MyCiTi and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at

1. MyCiTi‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.
2. MyCiTi shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
3. MyCiTi also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

Get Going with MyCiTi

How to use MyCiTi

Get your myconnect card from stations and load a package. Then simply tap in and out to use the bus.

Plan your travel

Use our trip planner or download the MyCiTi app for routes and bus times with live updates

Go Places

See the many things to do and see in Cape Town from a MyCiTi bus. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.