Getting to Johannesburg International O.R. Tambo

All major airlines fly to Johannesburg International airport.

Supplied by:


Once you have arrived at Johannesburg Airport


The Gautrain is an 80 kilometre (50 mile) long mass rapid transit railway system – 15km of which is underground, built to relieve the massive traffic congestion on the highways of Johannesburg and nearby Pretoria. Expected to cut the number of cars on the N1 highway by 20%, it now offers daily commuters and occasional travellers a convenient – and fast – alternative to travelling by road.

Travellers are transported between the O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Sandton station in less than 15 minutes. Other stations include Johannesburg Park Station, Pretoria Station, Centurion, Hatfield, Marlboro, Midrand, Rhodesfield and Rosebank. Travelling at speeds of up to 160km/h (99mph), it is possible to safely travel from Johannesburg to Pretoria in only 35 minutes.

125 buses also deliver travellers to destinations within a 15km radius – and many stops are located within the Sandton area.

Purchase your Gautrain card and electronic ticket at the kiosks upon arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, or any other station.

To read more about the history and technical details of the Gautrain system, please visit

The Sandton Convention Centre Is Easily Accessible

The Sandton Convention Centre is located in Sandton the financial hub of Johannesburg in South Africa. It is easily accessible from O.R.Tambo International Airport, just 15 minutes via the Gautrain – the state-of-the-art rapid rail network launched in 2010. The Gautrain links Sandton with Pretoria, central Johannesburg and O.R. Tambo International Airport. The Gautrain station is a convenient 5-minute walk from the Sandton Convention Centre.

Johannesburg Airport Connections

The SCC is just 35 minutes by road from O.R. Tambo International Airport, approximately 19km from Grand Central Airport and 30km from Lanseria International Airport. Airport-approved operators provide taxi, bus and shuttle services between Sandton and the terminal. There are also several car hire companies based at the airport.

Ample Parking For Visitors

Close to 11 000 parking pays are available to Sandton Convention Centre visitors, with the entrance to the parking arcade on Alice Lane, between West and 5th Streets in Sandton.

jump to….

Travel_Icon Register_Icon Hotels_icon Visa_icon Visitor_Q