Shosholoza Meyl Routes

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Shosholoza Meyl offers dedicated safe long distance passenger train travel services in South Africa on Tourist Class (Economy Sleeper) trains and Premier Classe (Deluxe Sleeper) trains. Shosholoza Meyl Tourist Class trains cover Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth rail routes on a weekly timetable at entry level rates. The Premier Classe train is competitively priced agains all other train travel offereings in South Africa. Simply complete the booking form below and we will reply via Email with a quotation, confirming on board services, travel dates, timetable and fares.

Tourist Class

Tourist Class trains have 2 berth coupes, 4 berth compartments with bunk beds, communal toilet and shower at the end of each coach. Couples travel in 2 berth coupes and families in 4 berth compartments. Solo travellers share a 4 berth compartment with fellow travellers of the same gender. Meals and beverages are sold on a cash basis in the restaurant car or from the service trolley. Bringing your own food is allowed. Bedding can be purchased from the bedding attendant at +- R 60 p/person.


Premier Classe

Premier Classe deluxe sleeper trains travel on routes Johannesburg - Cape Town and Johannesburg - Durban weekly. Included in the fare is bedding, amenties, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Premier Classe trains offer air-conditioned sleeper cars with single-berth coupes, two-berth coupes, family compartments and communal lavatories and showers. The fare on Pemier Classe includes a classy food and beverage schedule, starting with welcome drinks and snacks at the lounge on check in, a full english breakfast, four course luncheons and a five course dinner in the dining car.


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