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Gautrain

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” (274 reviews)
“sandton station” (139 reviews)
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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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"tambo airport"
in 274 reviews
"sandton station"
in 139 reviews
"mode of transport"
in 123 reviews
"gold card"
in 114 reviews
"public transport"
in 186 reviews
"train service"
in 77 reviews
"always on time"
in 168 reviews
"first world"
in 112 reviews
"world class"
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"international airport"
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"park station"
in 129 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the trains are reliable clean and fast may be considered a little bit expensive and the total cost of travelling to the airport is much the same;for me, for a two day trip whether I drive and park at the airport or drive to Gautrain...More

Thank PeterJohannesburgSA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fast world class clean safe travell experience. Used from airport to Sandton and back and from Rhodesfield to Sandton and back. Avoids sitting in traffic. No waiting around for trains. Safe place to park your car.

Thank Tania R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying in the Sandton area with Maslow, the hotel provide the service to Sandton airport on the hr and every half hour. If staying at Raddison blu one could easily walk across the road to the Sandton station. Trip to the airport was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean fast way to travel... there’s lots of traffic in Jo’Burg. Stations are clean and well-marked. Not very expensive.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you don't have too much luggage, this is great way to get from the airport at O.R. Tambo to Sandton or Rosebank. The train change at Sandton to get to Rosebank is simple. The train is clean and quiet and there are...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whats to be said about the Gautrain. Takes you from the airport to Sandton which is a good thing. No fuss and it was comfortable as well

Thank MarkD1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I use the service to get to the airport. It's convenient but expensive. Unfortunately I can't use it on my way back from the airport as the last train from OR Tambo is at 21:04. The trains should run at least till 11pm. There is...More

1  Thank IvaCraven
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took the Gautrain from the airport to Park Station. Had a stop in Sandton to change. It was fast, safe and comfortable, but I thought price was a bit high. Paid 178 rands as it was the first time and had to get the...More

1  Thank vantrips2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like the level of cleanliness all round the station, there seems to be an atmosphere of safety as there's lots of security and access is trough the use of a card. It offered easy to load funds options all round and there are uber...More

Thank tadiwa t
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accessibility is straight forward and staff are friendly and helpful especially for the first timers. Once you get the hang of it along with the ability to use the buses makes for a very useful form of travel.

Thank Beans H
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Andile T
8 March 2018|
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Response from TheTalamia | Reviewed this property |
If you do an image search for "Gautrain rules" the first few images that come up will be of the rules board that is posted everywhere on the trains. They provide the comprehensive rules you'll need to know. I wanted to post... More
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TravelFever
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
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