Fares are changing on 1 July 2020 but MyCiTi is still the affordable way to get around

The MyCiTi fares are reviewed each year as part of the City of Cape Town's annual budget process. During these uncertain times, we are keeping fares as low as possible. As of 1 July 2020, most costs will remain unchanged or be reduced to make it easier for you to access convenient, affordable transport. 

Get a card for the same price

You need a myconnect card loaded with money to use MyCiTi. The myconnect card is a bank card which expires, so remember to check the expiry date. They are available from any station kiosk and participating retailers. Keep your myconnect slip card in a safe place.

myconnect card: R35

Card expiry replacement fee: R22



Ideal for a once-off journey, single-trip cards are available at any MyCiTi station kiosk. Each card is valid for a single trip anywhere on the MyCiTi system within two years of purchase. To get the real benefit of the MyCiTi service, opt for a myconnect card instead.

Single-trip card (exc Airport): R30

Single-trip card (inc Airport): R80

Mover fares - save all day long

 Distance band Peak Fare Off-peak (Saver) Fare Example journeys
0-5km 9.20 6.90 Omuramba – Century City Rail
5-10km 12.10 8.90 Salt River – Civic Centre
10-20km 16.60 12.00 Dunoon – Civic Centre
20-30km 19.30 14.70 Mitchells Plain - Civic Centre
30-40km 20.90 16.00 Kuyasa – Sea Point/Civic Centre
40-50km 22.40 18.10 Atlantis – Century City
50-60km 24.40 20.30 Atlantis  - Adderley
60km+ 26.10 22.00 Kapteinsklip - Melkbosstrand

Standard fares

Distance Band Peak Fare Off-peak (Saver) Fare Example journeys
0-5km 11.10 8.20 Omuramba – Century City Rail
5-10km 14.60 10.70 Salt River – Civic Centre
10-20km 19.90 14.40 Dunoon – Civic Centre
20-30km 23.10 17.60 Mitchells Plain - Civic Centre
30-40km 25.10 19.20 Kuyasa – Sea Point/Civic Centre
40-50km 26.90 21.70 Atlantis – Century City
50-60km 29.30 24.40 Atlantis  - Adderley
60km+ 31.40 26.40 Kapteinsklip - Melkbosstrand

Pay less to connect with the Airport

The Airport premium charge has been reduced as indicated below. This amount is charged in addition to the distance-based fare when you tap in or out at the Airport station.

Airport premium charge if travelling with Standard: R47
Airport premium charge if travelling with Mover: R39

Load a package and save

Mover packages

Mover packages are still available in amounts of R35, R50, R60, R80, R100, R150, R200, R300, R400 and R600. Load a Mover package at a station kiosk, cash-accepting Absa ATM or participating retailer and save on fares at all times.

Day Passes

Enjoy unlimited travel on all routes for 1, 3 or 7 days.

1 Day Pass: R70
3 Day Pass: R160
7 Day Pass: R230

Monthly Pass

Enjoy unlimited travel on as many routes as you wish for one calendar month.

Monthly Pass: R790

Penalties remain unchanged

Penalty charges apply if you don’t tap in or out correctly. Tap in by holding your card against the validator whenever you enter a station or board a bus at a stop and tap out by doing the same when you leave.

First two penalties: R15
Subsequent penalties: R30
Penalty at Airport station: R85
Full fare evasion penalty: R407