Sandton is the most important business and financial district in South Africa and an iconic shopping centre with an impressive skyline. If you’re planning to explore Johannesburg, it’s definitely worth a visit and you can even arrange to get from Johannesburg Airport to Sandton directly with an airport taxi or the train.
Taking an airport taxi from OR Tambo Airport to Sandton is the most convenient option; you’ll enjoy a private ride and comfortable door-to-door service to your accommodation. You can either take a taxi from the airport taxi rank or pre-book your personalised ride to have a driver waiting for you and save time. It’s a 33-minute drive from Johannesburg Airport to Sandton and you can expect to pay around €25 (ZAR 500) for a standard taxi.
A more budget-friendly alternative is to take the train, the only public transport option from Tambo Airport to Sandton. Sandton is only a 15-minute train ride away, making it a faster option than an airport taxi, and the fare amounts to €10.50 (ZAR 206) per traveller.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Johannesburg at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.