Cape Town Airport Informational Guide to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) - Non Official

Cape Town Airport Train

There isn’t railway access to Cape Town Airport.

Currently, an open-air rail link between the airport and Cape Town as part of the existing suburban rail network has been proposed.

Even though it is possible to get to the nearest train station in Cape Town, Cape Town Railway Station, by some of the available ground transportation options.

Cape Town Railway Station is served by Metrorail trains and by long-distance rail services (Western Cape commuter rail network) which terminate at the station.


The closest railway station to Cape Town Airport is Cape Town Railway Station, located 21 km from the airport, in downtown.

How to reach the closest railway station?

It is possible to reach Cape Town Railway Station by taxi from the airport.