Premier Classe

Train in South Africa

Shosholoza Meyl's luxury offering, Premier Classe is an affordable alternative to the Blue Train. Trains run from Cape Town to Jo'burg (R3120 per person) on Tuesday, returning on Thursday; and from Jo'burg to Durban (R1230) on Thursday, returning on Sunday. The fare includes meals in the deluxe air-conditioned dining car. Single travellers occupy two-berth coupes, couples occupy four-berth compartments.

There’s a lounge-bar and shared bathrooms, and vehicles can be transported.