The Gautrain is an 80-kilometer-long railway system that connects the major metropolitan areas of South Africa's Gauteng Province. Linking Johannesburg, Pretoria and the O.R. Tambo International Airport, the train was planned ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to ease traffic on major highways.
Situated directly across from the Sandton Gautrain Station, the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg is ideally situated for guest looking to explore the surrounding city or nearby Pretoria.
Explore the region on the GautrainSince the final tracks for the Gautrain were laid in 2012, thousands of commuters, locals and travellers from all over the Gauteng Province have benefitted from this fast and economical commuter rail. Travelling at speeds of up to 160 kilometers per hour, the Gautrain reduces the travel time from Johannesburg to Pretoria to only 42 minutes.
This modern and efficient transport link is a convenient way to travel to Pretoria and Johannesburg in order to visit top attractions, such as: Gandhi’s House and the Johannesburg Zoo. Additionally, the train provides a direct link to the O.R. Tambo International Airport, which is the busiest airport on the African continent and is the main hub for domestic and international travel to and from South Africa.