Transportation to and from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport


What is the distance from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to the centre of Johannesburg?

The distance from the airport to the city centre (Gandhi Square) of Johannesburg is 22 kilometres / 13.7 miles. Travel time by car is around 30 minutes.

From JNB Airport to Johannesburg City centre by Car
22 km
30 min

Public transport

Train to Johannesburg

The Gautrain runs every 12 minutes between 05:15 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. from the airport to station Sandton. Here you can change to the train in the direction of Park, which is close to the city centre. The total journey time is about 30 minutes, the price is 170 ZAR per person. You need a Gautrain Card for travelling by train, which can be purchased for 17 ZAR. Please consult website Gautrain for more information.


1 or 2 Day Johannesburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

€ 13.97

Tour Johannesburg at your own pace on board a double-decker tourist bus and see the best sights the city has to offer from a preferential point of view.

From Johannesburg: Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour

€ 110.96

Enjoy this full-day Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and Apartheid tour that will introduce you to the history of South Africa. Visit various Soweto where the history of apartheid is rich and also the Apartheid Museum, which explains the history in detail.

Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket and Soweto Tour

€ 33.52

Explore Johannesburg at your own pace with a 1 or 2-day ticket to the tourist bus. Then, take an eco tour to Soweto to discover the township from a new perspective. Visit Nelson Mandela’s former home, follow in the footsteps of Gandhi, and more.


Full-Day Pilanesberg Game Reserve Safari With Closed Vehicle

€ 142.80

Ride through Pilanesberg Game Reserve searching for the park's most iconic animals, including The Big 5 (elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and the elusive leopard). This full-day safari and wildlife adventure is a perfect getaway from Johannesburg.

Full-Day Kruger National Park Safari from Johannesburg

€ 189.91

Visit Kruger Safari Park, Home to the Big 5, for a day of exciting wildlife viewing. Embark on a shared safari in a closed or open vehicle.

From Johannesburg: Lion & Safari Park Half-Day Tour

€ 79.14

Experience lions other carnivores like cheetahs, hyenas and wild dogs, up close and personal on your Lion Park Safari. You might see the rare white lion on your safari and enjoy a stop at Cub World to see adorable lion cubs.

Tours and transport

Sun City & Pilanesberg Nature Reserve Full-Day Tour

€ 158.52

Enjoy a closed vehicle game drive at Pilanesberg Game Reserve to see the 'Big Five' game and birds. Then take a guided tour of the glamorous Sun City entertainment complex adjacent to the park.

Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour

€ 125.69

Visit a Diamond Mine. Two different tour options available: A 1.5 to 2-hour Cullinan Surface Mine Tour or a 4-hour Cullinan Underground Mine Tour.

Pilanesberg National Park: Camping Safari

€ 344.62

See wildlife in their natural environment on a camping safari in Pilanesberg National Park, and look for the legendary “Big Five” of Africa on game drives. Soak up the views of the magnificent landscape, formed by a 1,200 million-year-old volcano.


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