TRAVELLING TO GAUTENG will be a relatively simple process, taking the stress away from the bookends of your trip; with almost all international flights arriving at Johannesburg or Tambo International Airport.
The public transport you may have become accustomed to during European business trips will be relatively non-existent, so if your work requires extensive travel or you plan to explore, it is advisable to rent a car. This is easily done with all national car rental agencies being well represented in Gauteng. Getting around by train is perhaps one of the most advisable modes of transport after renting a car. With the rapid rail link - Gautrain completed that allows travel between Johannesburg, Pretoria and Tambo International Airport. Travelling on the rapid rail system enables you to travel between the major centres, while also having a sizable bus route which supports the stations and covers the majority of suburban and business districts in the province. The service is affordable, particularly if you have to use it on a regular basis, while also being convenient in both business and tourism hours.
If you aren’t confined by a tight schedule at any point, then there is also the option of the slightly less formal minibus taxis - of which there are thousands roaming around Gauteng - which a large proportion of the local population makes use of. However, for those travelling, it is worth noting that these taxis are often unsafe as drivers will ignore the rules of the road; in some cases the vehicles won’t even be road worthy, so use with caution when travelling around.
The rail network is one of Jo’berg’s most advisable modes of transport