Plan your BRT route

2009-09-01 17:11

Routes and fares

Tickets will be available in the form of paper tickets which will

be used to pay for your journey and will initially be sold for cash only. An

inner city (red line) ride will cost R3, the blue line R5, and a full trip on

the yellow line will cost R8 and allow you to transfer as many times as you want

within two hours. You should never pay more than these rates for your


You will be able to buy the tickets from Rea Vaya Ticket Vendors at

and around all the stations and most stops on the Rea Vaya route. Tickets are

not sold by the drivers. Please buy your tickets before you travel as it will

help ease congestion at stations!

Bus times

Trunk route: 5am to 8:00am and again from 4pm to 7:00pm every five

minutes in peak times and in 20 minute intervals during off peak times

CBD Circle Routes: 6am to 8pm every 15 minutes in both


Operations are every Monday to Saturday including public


Road closures

The following streets have been closed to BRT buses only: Market,

Commissioner, Mooi, Troye, Smit, Wolmarans, Saratoga, Bertrams, Chris Hani,

Klipspruitvalley, Sofasonke and Mooki.

Miriam Makeba Road and the Soweto Highway will also be affected.

Road users have been asked to take note of special traffic signals at


Assistance and information

Rea Vaya agents will be available to assist you in the process. If

you have any queries, please contact the Call Centre 011 375 5555.

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