Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
Travel and Ground Transport
(Johannesburg, South Africa)
Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) offers travellers a wide range of ground transportation options to suit every passengers' needs.
Serving Johannesburg and the surrounding area, travel facilities at Joburg Airport include bus, hotel shuttle, car rental and taxi cab services.
Johannesburg Airport is served by a number of private bus companies, travelling from the terminal buildings into the city centre and other nearby towns around Gauteng. The bus journey takes around 40 minutes, depending on the location of the hotel and traffic.
Many of the major city hotels also offer a door-to-door courtesy shuttle bus service for their guests, traveling from Joburg Airport, directly to the hotel from outside of the passenger buildings. The shuttle service must be booked in advance or upon arrival. Tickets and general shuttle bus information is available in the International Arrivals Hall.
Taxis are readily available at the taxi rank is situated directly outside of the arrivals area. The trip into central Johannesburg will take around 30 to 45 minutes, depending on traffic. Official JNB taxi cabs should be used at all times to ensure safety and also to avoid the possibilty of being overcharged.
The taxi meters begin at a basic fare, but additional charges are usually made for luggage, late-night driving and travel on South African national holidays, so it can prove useful to ask the taxi driver about these before leaving.