Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC)
Public Transport Fares
New Public Transport Passenger Fares




The Ministry of Transport and Communication through the Department of Road Transport and Safety wishes to inform members of the Public and the Public Transport Operators that in accordance with Section 17 (3) of the Road Transport (Permits) Act, the transport fares listed below are to effect starting from the 01 August 2011.



Current Fares

New Fares

Shared Taxi

P 3.50 per trip

P 3.90 per trip

Special Taxi

P 17.60 per trip

P 19.40 per trip

Minibus – Local Transport

P 3.00 per trip

P 3.30 per trip

Long Distance (bitumen road)

18.55 thebe per km

20.41 thebe per km

Long Distance (gravel and sandy road)

20.52 thebe per km

22.57 thebe per km


The increase in fares is intended to ensure the financial viability and sustainability of the Public Transport Industry in the country.


Public Transport Operators are asked to collect newly calculated fares for their respective routes at Stations of the Department of Road Transport and Safety.


Long distance passengers are advised to demand receipts from bus conductors to ensure that the authorized fares have been charged.


We thank you for your cooperation.




G. Tlhogo


Department of Road Transport and Safety

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