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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 759 7217
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Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic heartland of South Africa.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tambo airport” (270 reviews)
“sandton station” (138 reviews)
Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 759 7217
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing will make you move faster and cheaper from O. R. Tambo Internacional Airport! It is a very comfortable transportation easy to find and use. You can use your credit cards or you can exchange money to the national currency and buy your ticket in...More

Thank Xistudo
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've traveled many times on the Gautrain, the most viable option is when I need to go to Pretoria from Johannesburg. It is absolutely world class and I only wish it were more extensive throughout Gauteng so that I could use it more frequently. It...More

Thank joans201705
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yesterday I got to the Roseank station, wanting to top-up a card as I was travelling to Hatfield station. I have not used the train in some time (now I will NEVER use it again) so the gold card I had was old. When I...More

Thank Jay_Goose_86
Reviewed 2 days ago

Used from O Tambo airport to Sandton, there is a ticket office which will sell you a gold card and load money onto the card. Simple to use and trains are smart clean and fast. Can get busy in commuter times , plenty of space...More

1  Thank pendred9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first time taking the Gautrain although we visit Johannesburg annually. Will never use another mode of transport. The train was on time, clean , well managed and oh so quick . Staff were very helpful in helping us purchase a pass from...More

Thank Vcs2001s
Reviewed 4 days ago

Smart and on time. Not expensive. List of rules that seem to be abided by for travelling. Ideal for travelling to and from airport.

Thank finchsnest
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been using Gautrain for the past the year and I am more than happy with the service I got so far. I get notices on my cell phone if the trains or buses are delayed. It is very safe and very fast to...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The three quick, smooth ride on the Gautrains were memorable because they were perfectly on time. Ticketing was a challenge for two of our three trips--either the machines wouldn't accept multiple credit cards or there was a long line at the counter to pay by...More

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to recharge my card and tried to pay cash at the machine but it seemed to be out of order. So I went to the machine next to it and put 200 rand in. Nothing happened. Then I saw it had a small...More

Thank Alexanderkurtz
Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much to say. The Gautrain, while a bit expensive, does exactly what it says it will do: get you to the airport fast. We've done it as just a couple when we've traveled and with our whole family. It's loads of fun for...More

Thank Madmillers
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13 February 2018|
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Response from sanrif2017 | Reviewed this property |
Dear travelfever, Uber will be tour cheaper option @ more or less R270-R330 for your trip. Just keep in mind that there might be some traffic. The train will be quicker if you’re pressured for time. The station is walking... More
4 February 2018|
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Response from riaan_cloete | Reviewed this property |
Card you keep R 25 Cost - it depends on the fee from Station to station , peak hour fee and not peak hour but for R160 you can travel to sandton from Hatfield and back for that amount, see their website for rates