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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%
Travelers talk about
“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"
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"gold card"
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"always on time"
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

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

Thank Rob C
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 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...More

1  Thank Nkateko M
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 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

1  Thank Jegie P
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

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...More

Thank JENNYWREN778
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Reviewed December 7, 2016 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.

Thank Melanie_alexandra
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

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

Thank Phyllis C
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

It is R175 from Hatfield station to the airport, suddenly jumped up from R125. Way too expensive for a train service. The whole idea of a train service is to provide an affordable alternative to expensive taxis and inefficient cars. Typical people just pushing the...More

Thank Thirteenth B
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Guys! I had a chance boarding this train to my way to Airport on my return trip to India. The train I would say is the replica of the Indian metro at New Delhi. It had the same seat same pre announcement. You may board...More

Thank AnjanKar
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Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

The Gautrain has changed our lives, SO convenient (for destinations along its routes). And it runs on time, sometimes just too early, very frustrating to have the train leave before scheduled time and the next one is 20 or 30mins away. Please don't... But please...More

Thank japoti
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

friendly service and a good safe smooth trip, makes getting to the airport 100 times happier and easier

Thank Rui R
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Andile T
March 7, 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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