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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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“train service” (81 reviews)
“always on time” (170 reviews)
“tambo airport” (278 reviews)
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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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+27 11 759 7217
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US$46 per adult
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US$205 per adult
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"train service"
in 81 reviews
"always on time"
in 170 reviews
"tambo airport"
in 278 reviews
"sandton station"
in 139 reviews
"mode of transport"
in 127 reviews
"gold card"
in 115 reviews
"public transport"
in 187 reviews
"first world"
in 112 reviews
"world class"
in 263 reviews
"chewing gum"
in 53 reviews
"international airport"
in 51 reviews
"park station"
in 129 reviews
"south africa"
in 86 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent more than 2 weeks in Johannnesburg, Soweto and Pretoria on July 2-16, 2018. I was harassed in Soweto, extorted in Pretoria and robbed in Johannesburg. I gradually understand that tourist attraction destinations in these location have double standard. That is, options for the...More

2  Thank Soonthon L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So convient to get to the station for my friends to pick me up. And not expensive. Plan ahead to use the train to get to your destination.

1  Thank Snowmanpez
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a trip from park to Centurion. Was a very relaxing trip. Train was neat and clean. Had a good ride Rates are reasonable.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My absolute favourite way to travel is using the train. Its fast, reliable and cost effective. The busses also cover most important places in both cities especially for business. I think my only issue is when the trains don't run due to cable theft or...More

Thank KateW0909
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When this train is at its best, it is excellent. However it is often overfull, and issues such as interrupted service for technical, signalling and or cable reasons mean that it is not reliable. Also mighty expensive, to be honest.

Thank David L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arguably the best mode of public transport in all of Africa...but it doesn't cover a lot of stations...and tickets are really expensive...great for getting to the airport though

Thank thelonious22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I use the Gautrain on a regular basis between Sandton and O R Tambo Airport. Always helpful and friendly staff around. It has made such a difference

Thank jhibbert2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there, parked in a hassle free way and gt quick access to the train, short & quick, wish the whole country had this available to all

Thank Nazia B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual the ease of use; the secure parking at Sandton Station and most of all, the punctuality makes this the only choice for the business traveller on the way to ORT IA

Thank A5106FYpeterr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the kids for a day outing to Johannesburg, using the Gautrain and ubers. It was the most convenient public trasport I ever experienced - fast, clean, well-run. Just the fact that I did not have to sit on the roads for hours to get...More

Thank earthcharm
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Vinette H
30 June 2018|
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Response from PieterCroukamp | Reviewed this property |
There is space for the pram. About the pricing I cannot say. When you go through the turnstile, you will obviously carry the child, and I would imagine there would not be an additional charge
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Roland A
24 May 2018|
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Response from DurbanKimJ | Reviewed this property |
It is so easy, the station is linked, ask guards directions. When at the gautrain station use the self help kiosks - you need a credit card, to buy a card(once off) and load cash to get to sandton - about R160 each way... More
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amina c
14 May 2018|
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Response from Deidre' S |
Download the Gautrain app from the App Store.
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