Beaufort West can be easily accessed by road as it lies on the N1 between Cape Town (460 km) and Bloemfontein (515 km). Beaufort West’s biggest neighbouring towns are George (260 km) and Oudtshoorn (198 km).
Distance table (from/to Beaufort West)
George Airport is about 260 km away and provides a variety of daily flight options.
Beaufort West Airport (10 km) can only accommodate chartered flights at the moment.
We suggest that you allow 3 hour travelling time to George for out of season periods and 4 hours travelling time in peak season (Dec, Jan,).
Beaufort West can be reached by train from most of the main centres. Train schedules and ticket prices may be obtained from the following numbers:
Shosholoza Meyl: 086-0008888
Blue Train: 021-4492672 (Cape Town) or 012-334 8460 (Pretoria)
Beaufort West Station: 023-4492156
Regular bus services to and from Cape Town, George, Johannesburg by