Operating Dates
1st January - 31st December

Blue Train

Journey Information

Running Dates Desc: All year

Journey Time Desc: 27 hours, overnight on board

Journey Length Desc: 1,600 kilometres (994 miles)

Class: Premier Dining, Luxury Day and Night

Food: Dining on board, Snacks, Hot & Cold Drinks

Locomotives: Electric Powered

Stations: Cape Town, Pretoria, Matjiesfontein, Kimberley

Cost Desc: Deluxe Double, per person

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Cape Town to Pretoria Print  Book

2019 /2020

Kimberley (Northbound journey). 3 days/2 nights. The Blue Train leaves Cape Town at 16:00hrs (registration at the Blue Train lounge from 14:30hrs) and arrives on the third day in Pretoria at 10:30hrs. Day 2 the train arrives at Kimberley Station. The bus transfers guests to the Open Mine Museum for a tour of the mine, a visit of historical sites and then onto an enclosed ramp at the edge of the Big Hole. Back at Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass is engraved with The Blue Train logo and is a memento for guests to keep. After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs before dinner. Day 3 breakfast is served before arrival in Pretoria.

Guests must check in at least 1 hour before departure at The Blue Train lounges in Pretoria and Cape Town.

2019: January 10,17,19,24,26,31. February 7,16,21,28. March 2,7,14,16,21,28. April 4,11,15,25. May 2,9,16,23,30. June 6,13,20,27. July 6,13,25,27. August 1,8,15,22,24,29,31. September 5,12,14,21,26. October 10,12,19,24,26,31. November 2,9,16,23,30. December 7,14,19,21

2020: January 11,16,18,23,25,30. February 6,13,15,20,22,27,29. March 5,12,19,21,26,28. April 2,4,9,16,23,30. May 7,14,21,28. June 4,11,18,25. July 2,9,16,23,30. August 20,27. September 3,10,17,24,26. October 1,8,15,17,22,24,29,31. November 5,12,14,19,21,26,28. December 3,10,17,19.



 

Pretoria to Cape Town Print  Book

2019/2020

Kimberley (Southbound journey): 3 days/2 nights. The Blue Train leaves Pretoria at 16:00hrs (registration at the Blue Train lounge from 14:30hrs) and arrives on the third day in Cape Town at 10:30hrs. Day 2 the train arrives at Kimberley Station. The bus transfers guests to the Open Mine Museum for a tour of the mine, a visit of historical sites and then onto an enclosed ramp at the edge of the Big Hole. Back at Kimberley Station guests are greeted with a glass of sherry. The sherry glass is engraved with The Blue Train logo and is a memento for guests to keep. After this exciting tour, guests are welcome to refresh themselves and enjoy aperitifs before dinner. Day 3 breakfast is served before arrival in Cape Town.

Guests must check in at least 1 hour before departure at The Blue Train lounges in Pretoria and Cape Town.

2019: June 3,10,17,24. July 3,10,22,24,29. August 5,12,19,21,26,28. September 2,9,11,18,23. October 7,9,16,21,23,28,30. November 6,13,20,27. December 4,11,16,18.

2020: January 8,13,15,20,22,27. February 3,10,12,17,19,24,26. March 2,9,16,18,23,25,30. April 1,6,13,20,27. May 4,11,18,25. June 1,8,15,22,29. July 6,13,20,27. August 17,24,31. September 7,14,21,23,28. October 5,12,14,19,21,26,28. November 2,9,11,16,18,23,25,30. December 7,14,16.


 
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