Public transport for the disabled

The Ethekwini Municipality offers several public transport options tailored for people with disabilities.

Sukuma buses and Dial-A-ride transport caters for people unable to use traditional buses and other forms of public transport . Wheelchair friendly buses have been made available to accommodate disabled people, their assistants and also their guide dogs.

The Dial-A-Ride bus is reasonably priced, a fare of R2 a kilometer with average trip costing R10 to R14, depending on the distance travelled. The buses operate on weekdays from 05:30 to 19:30 and on weekends from 06:00 to 19:00. For convenience, commuters can make telephonic bookings on a first-come-first served basis. Regular commuters can make a repeat booking on a month to-month basis for up to six months.


This service requires you to pre-register as a commuter for their kerb-to-kerb service. Download and submit the application form, after which reservations can be made via the call centre (from within SA) on: 031 701 13 26