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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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+27 11 759 7217
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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"
in 262 reviews
"chewing gum"
in 53 reviews
"international airport"
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"park station"
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"south africa"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a semi-regular commuter, it would be difficult to review a single journey, but rather advise and give tips on how the Gautrain operates. It is BY FAR the quickest route from Joburg to Pretoria, getting you from Joburg CBD to Hatfield in less than...More

Thank davidoreilly1985
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Reviewed 5 days ago

could be a little more frequent outside of peak hours and have more connectinsn serving the areas around the stations.

Thank wavedavey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people are not very friendly, but if you started a conversation, you'd be surprised at who you might be sitting next to. Its a peaceful, usually quiet and comfortable ride to any hub in Gauteng.

Thank Bregabytes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a morning flight and took the train to avoid the traffic; it was great...the train its very clean and comfortable, I recommend it 100%!

Thank Kari N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our Gautrain trip. The train ride was very enjoyable.. very clean and comfortable. Two negative points.. that overseas visitors should pay for a card that we’re never going to use again.. my husband‘s didn’t function at first and it took the staff...More

Thank Diana B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat, quick, just perfect way to get from the airport straight into Sandton. The traffic jams in Joburg are hectic and the Gautrain just makes it all so much easier. Super cozy as well!

Thank Misssaki
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Gautrain. There is no better way to travel to a business meeting in Pretoria. No traffic. No stress. I can read my book and relax.

1  Thank N1438IKsandyl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most effective and reliable mode of transportation in Southern Africa. Always on time and the stations are accessible to mall, restaurants and CBD. It would also help if the similar infrastructure could be introduced to other part of the country.

Thank Mahlaba_TI
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johannesburg traffic can be notoriously congested. The Gautrain is my absolute preferred transport medium to ORT and back provide i am not arriving too late. And that is perhaps my only criticism... it isnt running 24/7. The train is on time, a pleasure to travel...More

Thank lynette r
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was surprised to have this quality of travel in South Africa.Train was on time.It was clean.The platforms was clean. the train journey was safe

Thank Polla D
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Andile T
March 8, 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
February 13, 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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