Transport information: Buses for the Satellite Meeting in Milnerton

BUS HIRE FOR CPDWL DELEGATES: SOLOMONS BUSES,

Adderley Street is the main street in Cape Town, running down from The Gardens. Many hotels are in the area to the left of Adderley, and to the right are the Civic centre and other public buildings. GET A MAP!

ADDERLEY STREET becomes the HEERENGRACHT at the FIRST OF TWO LARGE TRAFFIC CIRCLES. The PARK INN RADISSON HOTEL is then on your left, and at this point, turning right from the HEERENGRACHT a street cuts across the large central divide and leads to the right into HERTZOG BOULEVARD. Walking further along HERTZOG BOULEVARD you will find the central bus terminus for My CiTi buses

The HEERENGRACHT continues down to the SECOND LARGE TRAFFIC CIRCLE, and at the far left curve of the circle, is the corner of the CT ICC (the Convention Centre where IFLA WLIC is taking place). One of the MAIN ENTRANCES OF THE CT ICC, the HEERENGRACHT ENTRANCE, is here on your left.

THE CPDWL SOLOMONS BUS WILL DEPART FROM & RETURN TO OUTSIDE THE HEERENGRACHT ICC ENTRANCE. There will be one 60-seater bus clearly visible as SOLOMONS BUS.

  1. THE BUS WILL DEPART FROM THE ICC HEERENGRACHT ENTRANCE AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES (NON-STOP JOURNEY) TO MILNERTON (only one bus departure per day):

WEDNESDAY 12th AUGUST FOR REGISTRATION PLUS AFTERNOON EVENTS

DEPARTS ICC AT 12:00 noon to ARRIVE AT MILNERTON 12:45pm for Registration, snack lunch and Nature Reserve tour

ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON SOLOMONS BUS WILL TOUR BLAAUWBERG NATURE RESERVE 14:00-16:00, from Milnerton and returning to Milnerton.

THURSDAY 13th AUGUST FOR OPENING & ALL DAY1 OF SATELLITE CONFERENCE

DEPARTS ICC AT 8:00 am TO ARRIVE AT MILNERTON 08:45 am

FRIDAY 14th AUGUST FOR DAY 2 OF SATELLITE

DEPARTS ICC AT 08:30 am TO ARRIVE AT MILNERTON 09:15 am

  1. THE BUS WILL RETURN FROM MILNERTON TO THE ICC HEERENGRACHT AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES (NON STOP JOURNEY)

WEDNESDAY 12 AUGUST 18:45/19:00 (6:45 / 7.00 pm) after the Welcome Reception at Milnerton PL

THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 17:30 (5:30 pm) after the end of the last session

FRIDAY 14 AUGUST 16:15 (4:15 pm) after Closure of the conference

FOR ALTERNATIVE, MYCITI BUS PUBLIC TRANSPORT, in the event of wishing to travel between the Cape Town city centre and Milnerton at more flexible times (or if you miss the morning bus!) please see detailed instructions below

 

General:

The Public Bus Service in Cape Town is called MyCiti. You will find a link on the City’s website www.capetown.gov.za (When you click on this website you are asked for a password but it does in fact open. The MyCiti link is midway down on the right side, above the calendar!). If it won’t open, Google MyCiti CapeTown

PLEASE NOTE THAT MyCiti BUSES DO NOT TAKE CASH. IT IS NECESSARY FIRST TO BUY A MyCiti card – at bus stations or other vendors – ask the Hotel if necessary)

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT ALTERNATIVE: MYCITI BUS ROUTE T 01 CITY CENTRE TO MILNERTON

There is a bus from the City to Milnerton every 15/20 minutes, with the first bus departure from 05:45. The route you will take is the Dunoon/Table View route, MyCiti bus number T 01. If you need to connect from another route, please access a MyCiti app or busmap on line.

The main MyCiti bus terminus is located in Hertzog Boulevard (see below). This stop is walking distance from the CTICC and major hotels.   Bus T 01 is the bus you will need to take, on the Dunoon/Table View route.

The MyCiti T 01 starting point is ADDERLEY STREET/ Thibault M6 , the street just to the left of a large traffic circle. The bus route goes down Adderley street into Heerengracht, to Hertzog Boulevard and out to Milnerton on the West Coast Road. The bus trip is scheduled to take 33 minutes – allow 40 min if you are using it to travel to Milnerton.

Adderley Street is the main street running down from The Gardens and becomes the HEERENGRACHT at the FIRST OF TWO LARGE TRAFFIC CIRCLES.

The PARK INN RADISSON HOTEL is then on your left, and at this point, turning right from the HEERENGRACHT a street cuts across the large central divide and leads to the right into HERTZOG BOULEVARD. Walking further along HERTZOG BOULEVARD you will find the central bus terminus.

You need to get off at the Milnerton bus terminus at the Milnerton High School.

Take the short walk to the library: walk towards the corner at Broad Rd and turn left. At the circle, turn left again in to Pienaar Rd. Walk down the road, pass the Milnerton High School and you will find the library on the left.

Contact number at Milnerton Library: +27 21 444 0815 or contact the local contacts Flippie van der Walt +27 82 5492227 or Carmen Holtzman +27 84 225 2038

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