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“Quickest way from the airport to Sandton or Rosebank”
Review of Gautrain

Gautrain
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$33.38*
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Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours
Ranked #2 of 183 things to do in Johannesburg
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Frequent and reliable service, plus for those opting to hire a car you cut out all that nasty traffic from the airport. Great to have the guards in the carriages too. Just remember NO Chewing gum!!

Thank Kvanrooyen
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Reviewed March 12, 2014

The train was accurate on time, really clean and fast. The price is normal (better than airport transfers and safe taxis). It works with a rechargable card that you buy once (on March/2014 for 12R). Absolutely reccomended and safe.

Thank gplevrak
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is the simplest most effective mode of transport in Johannesburg. I love that they now have off peak prices for trips! On a bad note, security guards desperately need a shower as I don't enjoy the smell of their arm pits when they hold onto the pipes, exposing the smell to all. They can also be a lot less miserable with their lives.

1  Thank GCSJohannesburg
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is by far the best thing since sliced bread to come to Gauteng. It is a bullet train connecting Johannesburg and Pretoria with each other and the O.R. Thambo International. It is clean and extremely safe. Just do not disobey the rules as harsh fines are implemented. I never fly without using the train as part of my travels. Great experience, great value.

Thank G B
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

Train was clean and relatively cheap by UK standards, however leave plenty of time to get tickets are there are always queues, I purchased a card and put money on it, which made it easier to travel, as I just had to top up when I ran out of credit. Took it to the airport and the train goes right inside, which made it a lot cheaper and easier than a taxi

1  Thank anoushkascotland
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