There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton East-West Line/OR Tambo Service

$8 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City 15 miles

$19 - $23

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City 15 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle Shuttle King  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton City

$30 - $70

Shuttle TransMagnific  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sandton

$34

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City 15 miles

$13 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City is to drive which costs R 30 - R 50 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City is to train which costs R 120 - R 160 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from OR Tambo Airport and arriving at Sandton. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Sandton City is 18 km. The road distance is 24 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs R 120 - R 160.

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The train from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City train services, operated by Gautrain, depart from OR Tambo Airport station.

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Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City train services, operated by Gautrain, arrive at Sandton station.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Sandton City, South Africa?

Gautrain operates a train from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Shuttle King
Phone
+27 79 429 5869
Email
info@shuttleking.co.za
Website
shuttleking.co.za
Shuttle from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
shuttleking.co.za
(Capacity 1 PAX)
$32
(Capacity 1PAX)
$67
TransMagnific
Website
goswaziland.co.sz
Shuttle from O.R. Tambo International Airport to Sandton
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
goswaziland.co.sz
Other operators
Uber Johannesburg and Pretoria
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$23 - $29
Van
$29 - $40
Assist
$13 - $17
UberX
$13 - $17
Taxi from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Sandton City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Sandton Taxi Cabs
Phone
+27 11 039 4402
Website
sandtontaxicabs.co.za
Cabs for Women
Phone
+27 83 255 0933
Website
cabsforwomen.co.za
SA Cabs
Phone
+27 44 382 0444
Website
sacab.co.za

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