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10,000+ locations globally
from ZAR 108.20/day
Rated 4.9 by 456,473+ people

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Frequently
asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Cape Town Train Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Cape Town Train Station starts from just ZAR 108.20/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Cape Town Train Station?

    There are multiple locations in the Cape Town Train Station area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Terminal A, Domestic Terminal, and Bidvest Executive Lounge and all over Cape Town.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Cape Town Train Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Cape Town Train Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Cape Town Train Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Cape Town Train Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Cape Town Train Station and in the broader Cape Town area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Cape Town Train Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Cape Town Train Station are Mojo Market, The Table Bay Hotel, and Fountains Hotel. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Cape Town Train Station are Long Street Backpackers, Atlantic Point Backpackers, and The Backpack.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Cape Town Train Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Cape Town Train Station are Table Mountain National Park, KFC, and Panarottis Branches Kenilworth Centre.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Cape Town Train Station?

    Check out the nearby Sea Point Promenade, Rondebosch Common, and Green Point Urban Park.

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Cape Town offers a little something for everyone. With its stunning natural beauty, diverse cultural heritage, and rich history, Cape Town is a melting pot of experiences that make it a bucket-list travel destination for wayfarers around the world. From the majestic Table Mountain and beautiful beaches to the vibrant nightlife and delicious cuisine, there is always something truly exciting to discover in this city. Whether you want to explore the city's historical landmarks, appreciate the outdoors, or simply relax and soak up the laid-back atmosphere on the beach, Cape Town is a destination you won't regret spending airfare on.

Cape Town train station is the main railway station in the city of Cape Town and one of the busiest transportation hubs in South Africa. The station is located in the city's central district, so just getting off the train, you'll be ready to explore. With so much to do around the train station, it’s fortunate there are so many secure luggage storage locations nearby. Here's everything you need to know:

About Cape Town Train Station

The station is best known for its historic Victorian-style architecture dating back to the early 1900s. The station serves as a hub for trains running throughout the prosperous Western Cape province of South Africa. There is regular service to destinations such as Simon's Town, Fish Hoek, and Stellenbosch, making Cape Town the ideal base for exploring the entire country. The station is also connected to other forms of public transportation, including buses and taxis, making it a convenient starting point for exploring the city and surrounding areas or taking a quick ride to nearby local hotels. The station has various amenities for travelers, including a ticket office, restrooms, restaurants, and shops. Unfortunately, there is no luggage storage facility or luggage lockers at the Cape Town Train Station. However, Bounce offers luggage storage services throughout Cape Town. It's always a good idea to research and book service at a luggage storage location in advance, but you can always arrange the best luggage storage Cape Town has to offer on the go with our app.

Top attractions near Cape Town Train Station

There are several top attractions near Cape Town Train Station that are worth visiting. Many of these have luggage storage spots nearby. Here are a few of the most popular things to do: 

Table Mountain luggage storage 

This iconic landmark may feel like a tourist trap, but it's a must-visit for anyone visiting Cape Town. Take a cable car to the top for panoramic views of the city. Even the cable car ride has stellar views.

Robben Island luggage storage 

This UNESCO World Heritage Site (always a good sign) was once a maximum-security prison. It's most famous for being where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years. Visitors can take a ferry from the V&A Waterfront to the island for a guided tour. It's a solid day trip as the round-trip only takes a few hours.

Bo-Kaap luggage storage

This colorful neighborhood is known for its brightly painted houses and historic mosques. It's a great place to explore on foot and learn about the city's multicultural history. If you’re walking around all day, it’ll be a good idea to find a place to store luggage while you explore. 

Castle of Good Hope luggage storage 

This historic fortress was built by the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century and is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Visitors can take a guided tour to learn about the castle's history and see the exhibitions on display. There is a deeply complicated history of this site, so it's a worthwhile museum to visit for history buffs and socially-minded travelers. There are limited luggage storage facilities onsite, so it's ideal to leave the bags behind with Bounce.

Transport options at Cape Town Train Station

Getting to the city center from Cape Town Train Station is easy and convenient. The train station is located in the central business district, so many of the city's main attractions, shops, and restaurants are within walking distance. For other activities, you'll want to find a quicker way to travel because Cape Town is huge. Here's how to get around town from the train station:

Train luggage storage

The train station is a hub for trains running throughout the Western Cape province, with regular services to destinations such as Simon's Town, Fish Hoek, and Stellenbosch. This is great for taking a day trip. Since there is no luggage storage inside, visit a Bounce location nearby before you set out exploring.

MyCiTi bus luggage storage

There are bus stops located just outside the train station's main entrance. The MyCiTi bus network is a convenient option for getting around Cape Town, and it's easily the most affordable option for budget travelers.

Local tips and insider info

Here are some special tips for traveling through Cape Town Train Station:

  • Make sure your safety is a priority. Like all busy train stations, it's important to be aware of your surroundings and keep your baggage and belongings close at hand. Avoid displaying expensive items or large amounts of cash, and be cautious of pickpockets or other petty crimes. If you are walking around for an extended period of time, it’s advisable to find a secure place to store your luggage and belongings. Ideally, the spot will have business staff on hand (like Bounce). 
  • Tickets can be purchased at the station's ticket office or from vending machines located on-site. It's important to purchase your ticket before boarding the train, as there are regular ticket inspections. When you make an online reservation via the website, look into the specifics like whether or not there is a free cancellation option. 
  • Explore Cape Town's authentic culinary scene. This city is known for its diverse food scene, with plenty of options for seafood, traditional folk cuisine, and modern international fare. Visitors should also try the South African wines, which are some of the best in the world.
  • Hit the beach! Cape Town has several beautiful and accessible beaches, but some can be dangerous due to strong currents. It's advisable to research the beach before visiting, especially if you’re traveling with kids. 
  • Dress for the weather. Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate with very warm summers and mild winters. Come prepared for occasional rain, particularly during winter and fall.

Conclusion 

Cape Town is one of the world's most underrated travel destinations, but it’s quickly catching up in popularity, with regular direct flights to the city from London Heathrow and Amsterdam Schiphol airports. If you’re taking a trip to South Africa, there’s a good chance you’ll end up at Cape Town Train Station when you’re exploring the city, and you’ll need a place to store your bags. Luckily, Bounce’s worldwide luggage storage network has a few locations near Cape Town Train Station. Don't let your bags get in the way of your Cape Town adventure.

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