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Taxi from airport to Soweto

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Taxi from airport to Soweto

Hi. I'm travelling soon to Johannesburg and have an accommodation with Soweto Backpackers and would like to know how much in about should i pay for a taxi from the main airport to Soweto? Was thinking of other modes of transportation also but is it really adviseable to try to get there by public transportation?


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1. Re: Taxi from airport to Soweto

You could take the high speed train ( Gautrain) from airport to Sandton, then change trains, and take another high speed train to Park Station ( Downtown), then another train, or taxi, or bus, to Soweto...........

But, your most intelligent, most efficient option, is a taxi from the airport to Soweto.

Make sure you use only ACSA approved taxis ( they have a desk in the arrivals hall), and negotiate the price, before you get into the taxi.

There are a lot of skelms ( crooks, or con men) who operate in the airport. DO NOT accept just any offer, from anyone. but go to the ACSA approved taxi desk.


I think you can expect to pay about R300.00 to R400.00 for this

enjoy your visit

regards Gavin

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2. Re: Taxi from airport to Soweto

You can also take the Gautrain to Park Station. And then hop on the Rea Vaya bus to Soweto. The bus will run along the Soweto Highway, and I've seen signs from the Soweto Highway to Soweto Backpackers. They could even meet you at the bus stop.

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