Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Quick and reliable Cape Town airport transfer
When you land in a new country, excited to start exploring and enjoying the sights, the last thing you want to do is waste time queuing for bus tickets or having to carry your luggage through complicated train stations. Instead, why not hop into a private, air-conditioned car and make your way to your hotel in style and comfort with a Cape Town airport taxi?
The moment you arrive at Cape Town International Airport (CPT), your English-speaking taxi driver will be waiting for you right outside of the arrival terminal holding a sign with your name written on it. Even if your flight schedule changes unexpectedly, our drivers will be instantly updated with the new arrival time, so he’ll always be there when you are to begin your Cape Town airport transfer. After your warm reception, your driver will give you a hand with your luggage and guide you to your selected vehicle.
During your transfer from Cape Town airport, Your driver will share with you useful information about places worth visiting, along with guidelines for a truly enjoyable stay. Welcome Pickups offer only the finest of taxi drivers and all of our employees are qualified English speakers. So, let us take care of your transfer, so you can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the beginning of your vacation in Cape Town.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
How much does a taxi cost?
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Our Welcome Cape Town airport taxi fleet
At Welcome Pickups, we know the importance of keeping your group together when in a new and foreign country. That’s why we have a Cape Town airport taxi fleet of different sized vehicles to cater to every group size. If you’re travelling with a standard size group of 4, one of our stylish sedans will be your best choice. Or, if your group is a little larger (up to 8 people), then you’ll all fit comfortably inside one of our spacious minivans.
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Directions for your transfer from Cape Town airport
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is the second-busiest airport in South Africa, hosting both low fare and large international airlines. The distance from Cape Town Airport (CPT) to the city centre of Cape Town is 20 km, so your Cape Town airport transfer should take approximately 20 minutes in light traffic. After exiting the airport compound your taxi driver will take Settlers Way avenue and head west until merging onto the Nelson Mandela highway which heads directly to the heart of Cape Town. From here, he will take the local roads to reach your hotel.
Why choose a Cape Town airport taxi?
After a long and exhausting flight, all you want to do is check-in to your hotel as soon as possible, so you can begin your exciting trip. At Welcome Pickups, we understand this need and do everything we can to accommodate you by providing reliable, direct and fast transfers from Cape Town airport. There’s no need to start navigating complicated public transport networks or waiting in long lines at the information or ticket desks when you choose a Cape Town airport taxi.
Cost of a Cape Town airport transfer
Although there are many unlicensed and private taxi groups in Cape Town, most of the regular cabs operate using a metered system. This means that you will be charged based on the distance you travel during your journey. If you’d prefer a set rate fee, we suggest booking your Cape Town airport taxi in advance.
Under normal traffic conditions, taking a Cape Town airport taxi into the city would cost around €25, depending on the exact location of your hotel. However, it’s worth keeping in mind that there may also be additional charges for excess luggage, vehicle type, the time of year and travelling during holidays.
The benefits of booking a Welcome Airport Taxi
The main advantage of choosing Welcome Pickups over other similar companies is the broad selection of travel packages that allow travellers to fully personalise their experience in Cape Town. Not only do we handle your transportation, your personal belongings and share with you local knowledge about the area, but we also offer exciting travel extras. Enjoy our skip-the-line tickets for the most well-known attractions of Cape Town, such as the impressive Castle of Good Hope, the exciting Table Mountain Aerial Cableway and the fascinating District Six Museum. Your tickets will be handed to you by your driver on the day of your Cape Town airport transfer, so you can save time by skipping the big lineups at the ticket counters. Welcome Pickups also offer both private and shared experiences throughout Cape Town at very competitive prices. All of our 5-star providers have been hand-picked based on real customer reviews, so we can guarantee an unforgettable experience every time.