Follow through content

up logo ssa logo

Getting to Pretoria

By air

Flying into the OR Tambo International Airport  is the easiest and most convenient way of getting to Pretoria from other cities in Africa and from other international departure points. It is then a relatively short drive (40 minutes) from the airport to the centre of Pretoria.

Facilities and services at the airport are comprehensive and include several ATMs and banks, a duty-free shopping mall, a selection of bars and restaurants, a business centre and lifts for passengers with disabilities. Information kiosks are located in each of the six terminals. You’ll find baggage trolleys and porter services at designated areas throughout the airport, and visitors are cautioned to only use the blue-uniformed porters, who display ACSA-authorised permits.

If you're looking for an alternative to OR Tambo International airport, Lanseria International Airport is conveniently located North of Johannesburg, with easy access from the West Rand, Pretoria and surrounds.

Airport facilities include an upgraded passenger terminal building, restaurants, duty free shopping, lounge facilities, ample parking, easy flow pick up and drop off area and with improved road access getting to Lanseria Airport is hassle  free. It is also 40 minutes’ drive from the airport to the centre of Pretoria.

If you prefer to make use of our travel agent for any flight arrangements, please contact:

Kaross Travel

Office: +27 12 345 5877

Mobile +27 81 248 5076


By Gautrain from OR Tambo International Airport

HATFIELD STATION (GPS: S:25°44.859′ E: 028°14.280′)

Please note that a Gautrain Gold Card costs R13 to purchase, this is a non-refundable cost of the card.

One way trip per person between OR Tambo International Airport and Hatfield station costs R155.

The single-trip airport fare will be levied automatically if your train journey starts or ends at O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Boarding fare (Trains) R20 - This is the minimum amount of value required on your Gautrain Gold card in order to board a train.

Boarding fare (buses) R20 - is is the minimum amount of value on your Gautrain Gold card in order to board a bus.

Transport to and from the station

•Dedicated Gautrain’s bus service for passengers. Download the bus route map here.

•Passengers are also able to walk, cycle or drive to the station. A kiss and ride facility is provided for passengers that are being dropped-off or picked-up at the station by private vehicles.

Please refer to the following link for more information:

By car

There are five main highways which come together in the Gauteng, where Pretoria is situated, making the city accessible from all major population centres in the country.

The Gautrain Hatfield Station is located within the Hatfield Business Node east of the Pretoria CBD adjacent to the existing PRASA railway network north of the University of Pretoria.