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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 Gallagher Convention Centre Is Easily Accessible

The Gallagher Convention Centre is located in Midrand a thriving business node of Johannesburg in South Africa. It is easily accessible from O.R.Tambo International Airport, 1 hour and15 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 20-minute walk from the Gallagher Convention Centre.

Johannesburg Airport Connections

The GCC is just 35 minutes by road from O.R. Tambo International Airport, approximately 4.6km from Grand Central Airport and 41.7km 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

Open, secure parking for visitors is charged at R 20.00 per vehicle per day, and is secured by Seriti.

Flying to Johannesburg

All major airlines fly to Johannesburg International Airport. View and buy tickets from the list below:



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