Travel to Cape Town


Cape Town Airport standards are world-class and the airport was ranked the leading airport in Africa for 2012 and 2013 at the World Airport Awards. OR Tambo International Airport in the city of Johannesburg came in second place, and King Shaka International Airport in Durban was rated 3rd. A central terminals connects both the international and domestic terminal of Cape Town Airport. Many airlines offer direct flights to Cape Town from various locations around the globe. All airlines operating in South Africa fly to Cape Town Airport which is located 22 km away from the city center.

On arrival, access to ground transport is simple and convenient, with taxis and coaches the most obvious options. Modern public transport system conveniently connect the city with the MyCiTi Bus service.

Airport Transfer

MyCiTi Bus Service

The MyCiTi airport-to-city service runs between the Cape Town International Airport and the Civic Centre bus stations via the N2 and Nelson Mandela Boulevard. This service will operate between 20 and 24 hours a day at a cost of R 61.50 one way from the airport to the congress center (approximately EUR 4.20). It will depart every six to 30 minutes, depending on demand.

By Taxi or Coach

Luxury air-conditioned coaches and shuttle buses will move delegates between the airport, hotels, the CTICC and their functions. Metered taxis are also available.


Star Alliance




The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:

  • Visit the Star Alliance website
  • Under “Delegates login” enter conventions code SA01S15
  • The online booking tool opens in a separate window*
    *Should the online booking tool not open, please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

Participating airlines

Adria Airways Aegean Airlines Air Canada
Air China Air New Zealand ANA
Asiana Airlines Austrian Airlines Avianca
Brussels Airlines Copa Airlines Croatia Airlines
EgypteAir Ethiopian Airlines EVA Airways
LOT Polish Airlines Lufthansa Scandinavian Airlines
Singapore Airlines South African Airways SWISS International Air Lines
TAP Portuga THAI Turkish Airlines

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

Please note:
For travel to/from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these special fares or discounts and for booking office information please visit the Star Alliance website and:

  • Click on “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts” and enter the conventions code SA01S15.
  • Choose one of the participating airlines listed
  • Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote the conventions code SA01S15 when requesting the special ticket

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Event/Convention.

Last update: 1 June 2015