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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (11) 759 7217
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Description: 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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Fastest route to OR Tambo Airport

If you need to get to the OR Tambo this is indeed the fastest way to get there with no traffic problems. It is however expensive if a family is travelling. Alone. nothing better.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you need to get to the OR Tambo this is indeed the fastest way to get there with no traffic problems. It is however expensive if a family is travelling. Alone. nothing better.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Easily the best way to get from OR Tambo airport to Sandton and back. Use the connecting bus service to get to Montecasino entertainment complex / hotels during the week or the non-stop shuttle service on week ends. Clean, efficient, on time.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I live in Pretoria and travel to Johannesburg everyday for work and the Gautrain works very well for me. I get on at Hatfield and then get off at Sandton/Rosebank. Due to well planned bus routes I can take the bus and get off at the closest stop and walk to the clients (longest walk is 10 min). Using the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It took longer to purchase a ticket (card) than it took to get from Sandton to ORT. I stood in a slow moving que for over 30 minutes to purchase a card. One person in the ticket booth trying to sell tickets to two queues - One queue inside the station and one outside the gates. Once you have your... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Smooth ride to Sandton though. Not much interesting scenery passing by. It gets you to and from the airport too.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fast, well organized and cheap system of urban transportation in Johannesburg. Not so clear at first how to charge the card, ask for help the ticket service.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fast, reliable and safe transport. Don't like the high rolling stairs at Sandton, but that's personal - lift was not working.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

In Europe is the underground pretty normal way to travel with. I used trains in Prague, Paris, Hamburg, Valencia,and other towns it was ok, but Gautrain is overpriced and you can not eat or drink inside of the train and very unpleasant staff is reminding you about it all the time.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

always on time when I have travelled. Only used to and from the airport.Mkaes life easy when travelling to and from OR Tambo

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This train service would not look out of place in Switzerland or Japan. Not as fast as some, but exceptionally clean and well run. We went from Hatfield to Sandton and back. The price of the tickets is a little steep - especially if you are looking to go to OR Tambo, but I'd say its worth it just to... More 

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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (11) 759 7217
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg

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