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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
Phone Number: +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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It must be by far the best way to commute to/from ORTIA EXCEPT for the price - fine for foreigners but not for locals. The punctuality is amazing & I use it exclusively for all my... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It must be by far the best way to commute to/from ORTIA EXCEPT for the price - fine for foreigners but not for locals. The punctuality is amazing & I use it exclusively for all my meetings in Midrand, Centurion & Pretoria. The other aspect that should be addressed ASAP is the lack of buses on week-ends as it does... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riding the Gautrain, you could be in any major city in the world. It's punctual, professional, clean, effective, accessible, etc.

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Thank Dalene R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is your best and safest transportation route particularly to and fro from the airport. Quick, neat, timely and safe

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Efficient and effective way to get to Sandton and Pretoria. We parked at station and took the train to Sandton. Had lunch and then back again. Trains were clean and on time.

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Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gautrain is so convenient to get to the airport. Dropped off in the undercover drop off zone, top up cards and get to the train all easy and stress free

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Thank Rob C
Pretoria, South Africa
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The train is efficiently run. Its always ontime so use the gautrain app to plan your trip. It gets really busy during peak times so be aware that you may not get onto the train because it's too full. I suggest you keep your card full or charged with at least R20 so that you can rush in at any... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Parked at Rhodesfield and sisited SANDTON City with lots of friends and family. Amazing experience, children loved it. Secure, clean, lots of parking available, etc

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I was returning to the UK it was a busy time on the road so we decided to take the Gautrain. Not only was it quick but it was so clean. The stations were spotless and so were the coaches on the train. If only the London Underground was like this.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A bit on the pricey side, but in terms of ease of travel, this train is comparable to any efficient, well-run European train.

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Thank Melanie_alexandra
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

always clean and easier in city so congested. it would be great if they could extend their bus service to weekends & train service to other places though.It is safe & easy to connect

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