There are various ways to get around Soweto. For instance, one can walk, cycle, take a taxi or use a minibus to get to the various monuments throughout the city.   For instance, one can rent a car or hire a river at Johannesburg International Airport and travel around Soweto by car. To rent, there are several interational brands to choose from such as Avis, Budget and Hertz. When one is traveling through Soweto, one should be sure to allow time to travel especially when traveling during rush hour when the roads can get quite filled. Also, one should note that one must drive on the left side of the road in South Africa. One should always travel with their driver’s license and also with a good map of the city.   (It is best to buy maps in South Africa than abroad because the names can be out of date abroad.)


There are also various shuttle services that serve as taxis but are cheaper. Here, one will be sharing the shuttle with other passengers for a cheaper rate. Taxis are available but can become expensive if one takes a very long drive.


Finally, one of the best ways to see the area is to simply walk around the tourist sites.