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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%
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“sandton station” (131 reviews)
“gold card” (107 reviews)
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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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+27 11 759 7217
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1 - 10 of 4,328 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome way to move around JOburg safe quick and easy easy avoid the Johannesburg traffic The train is very safe

Thank Love2flyy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Upon arrival in JNB, took this train to go to Haytt hotel in Rosebank. Easy access from airport, very quiet, fast and safe ride.I believe this is the bast way to get to hotel if station is close.

Thank TravelProNewYork
Reviewed 1 week ago

That's all I can say and experience as I was only for three days in which I took two short trips from Airport to sandton.

Thank SudhaGupta
Reviewed 1 week ago

The train was on time, clean and safe. A very convenient way to get to Sandton without having to worry about the traffic hassles.

Thank anitakanjee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the Gautrain. Wonderful. World class. A great way to get into city from and to airport. Expensive for SA people - fair price by international standards. We felt safe unlike some other trains. One has to purchase a Gautrain card before using the...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to SA and Joburg a few times and never used this train service. We used it to get to Melrose. Super impressed with the announcements. It's clean and quite. Easy to follow signs. Helpful staff. Will use again if I stay in Melrose

Thank Spursgirl13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast, safe, reliable and clean - recommended way to reach the northern suburbs of Johannesburg or Pretoria.

Thank Lindsay v
Reviewed 1 week ago

A safe and extremely fast way to do a round trip from Eastern Suburbs of Ekurhuleni to sentral Sandton.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the way to get around Joburg if you 're not taking an Uber! Excellent service, clean, punctual, well organised and very easy to use. You can get to Pretoria on the thing as well which is very handy. It's a little pricy, but...More

Thank SirBennyUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first trip from ORT to Rosebank rather than Sandton, and it was fairly early on a Sunday morning following a flight from the UK. On Sunday's the service is only every half an hour rather than than the weekly every 15 minutes,...More

Thank Barry B
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bobisman
31 July 2017|
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Response from Rachelle W | Reviewed this property |
I was a business traveler who only used the train for a round trip between Jburg and Pretoria. I had to buy a gold card, and yes everything is charged in one transaction. I cannot recall if I paid with cash or credit card... More
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merle j
31 July 2017|
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Response from slakkie30 | Reviewed this property |
Marlbro Station is the change over.
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Amber-lee K
30 May 2017|
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Response from Ruairi S | Reviewed this property |
Service closes early - long before most evening entertainment and certainly long before the last flights arrive at the airport.
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