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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.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandton station” (124 reviews)
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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 759 7217
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Premium class transportation without any hassle. Felt safe in the clean location. Runs timely. Also used this train to Pretoria - got robbed just outside the station. Just pay attention when you get out of the station

Thank Pete_Trees
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Prompt and reliable schedules, combined with good security and world class interior. Excellent choice for travelling to the airprot, though it is slightly pricey

Thank jzchuan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently a problem has arisen with the communication system on some of the trains extremely crackly and annoying and has been for months. Please could someone attend to this urgently. Otherwise a Great way to beat the traffic. Take the train every day to work...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Gautrain is part of the very safe & clean underground rail system that takes you along the various communities. Our hotel, the Radisson Blu, a boutique hotel, was across the street from the entrance of the Gautrain-Sandton station, a very easy commute.

Thank Soonerfan05
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There's been a few instances whereby the Melrose bus departs earlier than scheduled from Melrose Arch. I've reported this to Gautrain on 3 occasions and have never received any feedback from them. Personally I would suggest you get there 10 minutes before time just in...More

Thank Anil A
Reviewed 4 days ago

A convenient way to travel from Midrand to Airport especially during the strike. Easy to use just like any other world wide train.

Thank Kbblandi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took Gautrain from Sandton to Centurion, it's really convenient and always on time... and most of all really safe to travel. It took around 30 mins to arrive I think but don't really feel the time and don't have to worry about traffic at all!...More

Thank Yawen_kuo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I use the Gautrain daily, it's convenient but not cheap during peak hours. It's very safe and clean. I suggest you either go to the website or download the Gautrain app and it has the timetables and price calculator. Cons the first train starts from...More

Thank ShilohNaiken
Reviewed 5 days ago

If UBER cannot get you, for example, to OR Tambo International Airport, then you may consider GAUTREIN. Just remember that GAUTREIN has specific operating times. For example, if flights arrive after 20h00 at OR Tambo International Airport, GAUTREIN is already closed. Fortunately for UBER, you...More

Thank KootduP
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Gautrain is always clean and well kept. Delays are few and far between. The app works well. I would suggest that you load enough money for the entire trip before going through the turnstiles as there is often a wait to reload cards at...More

Thank Nabila G
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Amber-lee K
What is the disadvantages for using the gautrain as transport
31 May 2017|
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Response from Ruairi S | Reviewed this property |
Service closes early - long before most evening entertainment and certainly long before the last flights arrive at the airport.
How do you get to Johannesburg Airport from Pretoria after taking the Rovos train and how long will it be?
25 April 2017|
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Response from Tzoro1 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for my very late response-I hope you received assistance? I am not accustomed to the Pretoria route,but doing a gautrain route programme search will give you time and bus stop guides to connect you.
Yulianto A
Hi everyone, how to reach Hyatt Regency Hotel from airport ? thanks
23 March 2017|
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Response from Timmo690 | Reviewed this property |
The Gautrain via Sandton, Rosebank is the best option. To get to the Hyatt just go right out the Station. Head up the street on the opposite side of the station. It is about 200 to 300 Meters.