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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.
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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Easy access, value for money, and simple to use. Great ride, good security. Recommend this if you dont mind carrying your bags for a few steps to the train.

Thank thumper234
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The Gautrain offered a winter special where one could park for R1 as long as one made use of the Gautrain to the airport. This really helped me in saving money, time and I did not have to drive to the airport. Ideal for world...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Definitely a safe way to get around JoBurg. There are a lot of security people in the stations so you feel ok using the train. Easy maps show you how and where to go. 2 complaints - first the trains weren’t running very often one...More

Thank Leigth M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It has been quite a while since I used the Gautrain. I dont use it often and when I got there to buy a ticket found that my "card" was expired and had to pay for another one, on top of the expensive ticket just...More

Thank lewisbabes
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I have used the Gautrain three separate times now. I have used it mostly from the airport to the Roseburg area. By far the quickest and safest way to get to and from the airport. The train is extremely clean inside and carpeted. There are...More

1  Thank geo100000
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This makes life easy especially if you staying close by to it. We stayed in Sandton and it was only 15 mins or so from the airport. Regular and very new.

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I spent more than 2 weeks in Johannnesburg, Soweto and Pretoria on July 2-16, 2018. I was harassed in Soweto, extorted in Pretoria and robbed in Johannesburg. I gradually understand that tourist attraction destinations in these location have double standard. That is, options for the...More

2  Thank Soonthon L
Reviewed 17 July 2018

So convient to get to the station for my friends to pick me up. And not expensive. Plan ahead to use the train to get to your destination.

1  Thank Snowmanpez
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Took a trip from park to Centurion. Was a very relaxing trip. Train was neat and clean. Had a good ride Rates are reasonable.

Thank fdesai33
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My absolute favourite way to travel is using the train. Its fast, reliable and cost effective. The busses also cover most important places in both cities especially for business. I think my only issue is when the trains don't run due to cable theft or...More

1  Thank KateW0909
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Keira M
6 September 2018|
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Response from Rosemary P | Reviewed this property |
There are off peak,peak and high peak fares however to the airport (yellow line)it’s peak fares and it cost around R160 or A$16 one way. Depends on exchange rate. Easy to find train station at airport. You will have to... More
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Julia S
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Dear Julia, there are lifts. Thanks and regards
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