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Premier Classe Train Facilities ***

South Africa's Premier Classe Train provides various facilities. Comfortable compartments or coupes with bedding supplied and all meals included. Meals and tea times are served in the dining and lounge cars. Communal bathrooms are at the end of each coach.

Accommodation

Premier Class offers semi-luxury cabins where you can relax in privacy. Your cabin has seats that can swivel into the bed position whenever you want to sleep. A train assistant is available to help you to rearrange your cabin for sleeping at night.

Single Coupe
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Premier Classe Single Berth Coupe can seat 1 passenger during the day and can sleep 1 passenger at night. The Cabin is comfortable and has air-conditioning, quality bedding, and toiletries. (This option is also called a single cabin or compartment)

Twin Coupes:

Premier Classe Twin Berth Coupe can seat 2 passengers during the day and can sleep 2 passengers at night. The Cabin is comfortable and has air-conditioning, quality bedding, and toiletries. (This option is also called a twin cabin or compartment)

Triple Compartment:

Premier Classe Triple Compartment can seat 3 passengers during the day and can sleep 3 passengers at night. The Cabin is comfortable and has air-conditioning, quality bedding, and toiletries. Ideal for families. (This option is also called a triple cabin or compartment)

Four Berth Compartment:

Premier Classe 4 Berth Compartment can seat 4 passengers during the day and can sleep 4 passengers at night. The Cabin is comfortable and has air-conditioning, quality bedding, and toiletries. Ideal for families. (This option is also called a 4 sleeper cabin or compartment)


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Meals
The Dining Car is where all meals can be enjoyed while tea time is served in the Premier Classe Lounge Car.

Meals are of a good standard in 1 to 2 sittings depending on how many passengers are on the trip. This is not a luxury service.

Dinner might consist of up to 4 or 5 courses starting with soup, then fish, meat as main course, desert, and ending with coffee.
There is also a reasonable selection of wines, soft drinks etc for sale. (Cash Bar)

Bathrooms
The Premier Classe Train has communal bathrooms at the end of each coach. Bathrooms are kept clean throughout your train journey. 

(Please Note: The Premier Classe does not have bathrooms in compartments. Bathrooms are communal at each end of the coach.
Compartments with bathroom en-suite can be booked on the luxurious Blue Train, Rovos Rail.

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If you are wanting a more affordable train journey, then rather look at the Tourist Class or Seated Class trains have to offer.


Seated Class      Tourist Class      Premier Classe

Premier Classe Train is a Semi-Luxury service similar to 2/3 star.

Excellent quality meals and service for the price you pay.

 

 

The premier service is provided by Shosholoza Meyl, a division of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
Rail services have been provided to South Africans for over 100 years by: Cape Government Railways (CGR), South African Railways and Harbours (SAR & H), South African Railways (SAR), Spoornet, Transnet, Transnet Freight Rail. Read More...

 

We are blessed to have many different train routes meandering through South Africa. From the semi-dessert Karoo between towns like Maatjiesfontein, De Aar, Beaufort West and Kimberley to sub-tropical cities like Pietermaritzburg and Durban. Train routes with endless horizons contrast with city-scapes and towering cliffs through the Hex River Valley or other mountain-passes. There are even rail routes passing close to the Kruger Park, and other bushveld regions while the route North past Pretoria, Mokopane, Polokwane, Musina follows in the rail road built to try and link Cape Town to Cairo.


PREMIER TRAIN ROUTES:


Bloemfontein >> Cape Town: (Groups Only)
Departs: Thursdays at 16:00am
(Includes: Luxury Shuttle to Kimberley, Dinner at Hotel, night tour through Kimberley's Historic Mine Town)
Freshen up at Cullinan Guest House or similar.
Single Compartment = R2,350 (Price Per Request)
Twin Compartment = R4,700
(Price Per Request)
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Bloemfontein >> Johannesburg:

Departs: Thu, Sat, Mon at 04:46am
Single Compartment = R875
Twin Compartment = R1,750
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Bloemfontein >> Port Elizabeth:

Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 20:30pm
Single Compartment = R1,510
Twin Compartment = R3,020
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Cape Town >> Bloemfontein:
(Groups Only)
Departs: Thursdays at 09:05am
(Includes: 1 night accommodation, breakfast and luxury shuttle from De Aar to Bloemfontein)
Single Compartment = R2,350 (Price Per Request)
Twin Compartment = R4,700
(Price Per Request)
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Cape Town >> Johannesburg:

Departs: Tue at 09:05
Single Compartment = R3,270
Twin Compartment = R6,540
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request

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Cape Town >> Johannesburg:

Departs: Tue at 09:05
Single Compartment = R3,270
Twin Compartment = R6,540
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request

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Cape Town >> Kimberley:

Departs: Tue at 09:05
Single Compartment = +/-R2,000 (Prices on Request)
Twin Compartment = +/-R4,000
(Prices on Request)
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Durban >> Johannesburg:

Departs: Monthly 1st Sun after JHB >> DBN train at 17:30pm
Single Compartment = R1,290
Twin Compartment = R2,580
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Johannesburg >> Bloemfontein:

Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 13:15pm
Single Compartment = R875
Twin Compartment = R1,750
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Johannesburg >> Bloemfontein:

Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 13:15pm
Single Compartment = R875
Twin Compartment = R1,750
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Johannesburg >> Cape Town:

Departs: Thu at 15:00pm
Single Compartment = R3,270
Twin Compartment = R6,540
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Johannesburg >> Durban:

Departs: Last Fri of each month at 18:20pm
Single Compartment = R1,290
Twin Compartment = R2,580
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Johannesburg >> Kimberley:

Departs: Tue at 09:05
Single Compartment = +/-R800 (Prices on Request)
Twin Compartment = +/-R1,600
(Prices on Request)

Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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J
ohannesburg >> Port Elizabeth:
Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 13:15pm
Single Compartment = R2,405
Twin Compartment = R4,810
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Port Elizabeth >> Bloemfontein:

Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 15:00pm
Single Compartment = R1,510
Twin Compartment = R3,020
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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Port Elizabeth >> Johannesburg:

Departs: Wed, Fri, Sun at 15:00pm
Single Compartment = R2,405
Twin Compartment = R4,810
Family Compartment  = Price Per Request
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