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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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+27 11 759 7217
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Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service...

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.

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Generally, when I have a business meeting in Pretoria, I take the Gautrain whenever possible. I had one recently and did so again, having not used it for about a year now. It was... read more

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Generally, when I have a business meeting in Pretoria, I take the Gautrain whenever possible. I had one recently and did so again, having not used it for about a year now. It was really great to see that everything is as it was - the great standards that were set upfront are still being maintained - in every way... More 

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Riverclub
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only use the Gautrain when traveling to the airport, from Sandton in Johannesburg. It is punctual, fast, convenient and safe. Due to the strict rules regarding no eating, drinking or chewing of gum, it is clean and well maintained.

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Quito, Ecuador
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic way to get from the airport to Sandton! Trains were clean, fast, timely, frequent and felt very safe.

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Thank Sheila L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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688 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

And thanks to the Gautrain, one can catch a quick day dream whilst being en-route to the airport for a flight to a local destination. Clean, safe and consistent too. And reducing the carbon footprint on the planet too. Ideal for a quick hassle free shuttle to the airport. And any dream destination in your mind too…

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Toowoomba, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We used the train a bit to go from the airport to Sandton and Rosebank. Very safe and convenient. It is a little confusing to use the tickets machines but rest assured there is also a maned ticket office where you get what you need.

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Thank Wendy F
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Almost always on time and clean although not the cheapest form.of transport it is relatively safe. Still not covering all areas but with expansion plans will make it easier for international tourists.

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Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very cool, its fast, it takes you places faster on the train route, under cave experience ,although its expensive it was nice, fares were so interested.

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Thank Ruan K
Hanoi
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Most people don't expect to have this clean, fast, safe transport in Africa, but Gautrain represents service with very high quality, standard, like the French TVG or German ICE. I'm very happy with their service.

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Thank Lan Anh N
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been in South Africa in the past, this is a wonderful new addition to Gauteng's still underdeveloped public transport network. Comfortable, fast and safe.

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Thank Fab J
Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

SA's version of convenient travel - the train itself is the best version of travelling without concern - the bus service however teaches you to plan you time wisely

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