On 1 July every year, there are changes to the MyCiTi fares, as part of the City of Cape Town’s annual budget. 

Get a myconnect card

You need a myconnect card loaded with money for travel. The myconnect card is a bank card which expires. Get yours from station kiosks and participating retailers.

New myconnect card: R35

Replace expiring myconnect card: R22

Single-trip cards

This alternative to the myconnect card includes one journey anywhere on the system within two years of purchase. Get yours from MyCiTi station kiosks.

Single-trip card: R30

Single-trip card including Airport: R100

Load Mover or Standard and pay as you go

MyCiTi has a distance-based fare system where you pay for the distance you travel, grouped into distance bands. Load any amount of money and pay Standard fares or load Mover points and save 30% at all times.

Distance Standard Peak Standard Off-peak (Saver) Mover Peak Mover Off-peak (Saver)
0-5 kms R13.90 R9.10 R9.80 R6.40
5-10 kms R17.60 R11.80 R12.40 R8.30
10-20 kms R24.80 R15.60 R17.50 R11.00
20-30 kms R27.80 R18.60 R19.60 R13.10
30-40 kms R30.30 R20.60 R21.30 R14.50
40-50 kms R34.70 R24.20 R24.50 R17.00
50-60 kms R38.80 R27.50 R27.40 R19.30
60 kms plus R42.30 R30.00 R29.80 R21.10
*Airport premium R73 R73 R52.10 R52.10

*Charged in addition to distance-based fare for Airport journeys

TIP: Travel outside the Peak and save

Peak: 06:45 - 08:00 and 16:15 - 17:30 weekdays

Saver (off-peak): All other times and on weekends and public holidays

Mover Packages

Load Mover packages at MyCiTi station kiosks, participating retailers and cash-accepting Absa ATMs. Mover points are valid for three years.

Load Mover: R35, R50, R60, R80, R100, R150, R200, R300, R400, R600

Load Multi-day Packages

Load a multi-day package on your myconnect card and enjoy unlimited travel for a fixed period.

Off-Peak Travel (OPT) packages

Explore the city with one-day (OPT1), three-day(OPT3) and seven-day (OPT7) off-peak travel packages offering unlimited travel outside weekday peak times, and all day on weekends and public holidays. Load an OPT1, OPT3 or OPT7 at station kiosks, choose a start date and travel anywhere, as much as you wish.

» Ideal for exploring on weekends and public holidays 

» Valid for 1, 3 or 7 consecutive calendar days

OPT 1: R41
Including Aiport*: R122

OPT 3: R118
Including Airport*: R220

OPT 7: R221
Including Airport*: R312

*Airport packages are limited to four journeys per day

Day Pass packages

Load a one-day, three-day or seven-day Day Pass at station kiosks, choose a start date and enjoy unlimited travel anywhere, at any time of day.

» Ideal for exploring at any time, on any day

» Valid for 1, 3 or 7 consecutive calendar days

1 Day Pass: R97
Including Airport*: R165

3 Day Pass: R243
Including Airport*: R310

7 Day Pass: R533
Including Airport*: R601

*Airport packages are limited to four journeys per day

Monthly Pass

Enjoy unlimited travel anywhere, including the Airport, on any day and at any time for one month from a start date of your choice. Load this on your myconnect card at station kiosks and simply top up every month, tapping in and out as much as you like.

» Ideal for regular travel over long distances

» Valid for 1 month from a date of your choice

Monthly Pass: R850

Charges and penalties

Penalty charges apply if you do not tap in or out correctly.

Penalty fare: R30

Penalty fare Airport: R117

Full fare evasion penalty: R358

Not sure which is the best option for you?

Try the Package Finder