How to Reach Johannesburg - The Easiest Way to Reach Johannesburg

How to get in and get around Johannesburg

Johannesburg is young and lively. The city is more geared towards those private motor vehicle owners. In a way, it does lack public transport, but there are a huge number of residents in the city who rely on informal minibus transport.

You can use the metro bus to get around the city and these are also cheap. Some people use public taxes, these are used by locals but if you are a tourist is advisable to hire a private tax. There are hundreds of car rental companies in Johannesburg. You can also use the metro rail if you like but again this is more convenient to locals.

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Modes of Transportation in Johannesburg

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Johannesburg. The most preferred mode of transport in Johannesburg is Car.

Average distance: 22.64 km Average time: 43.32 min

  • Car 89.54%
    Driving 41.49 min Waiting 0.15 min Walking 0.14 min Overall average time for 22.3 kms 41.77 min
  • Walking 1.31%
    Walking 97.5 min Driving 15 min Overall average time for 8.5 kms 112.5 min
  • Train/Metro 0.65%
    Train 28 min Bus 20 min Walking 15 min Waiting 10 min Overall average time for 42 kms 73 min
  • Motorbike 5.23%
    Motorbike 40.63 min Walking 1.88 min Overall average time for 30.69 kms 42.5 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 0.65%
    Bus 65 min Waiting 25 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 12.8 kms 93 min

How to Reach Johannesburg from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Kempton park to Johannesburg 25.01 km 25 mins
Boksburg to Johannesburg 25.76 km 25 mins
Krugersdorp to Johannesburg 31.31 km 31 mins
Centurion to Johannesburg 38.65 km 38 mins
Pretoria to Johannesburg 51.43 km 51 mins
Vanderbijlpark to Johannesburg 54.33 km 54 mins
Potchefstroom to Johannesburg 115.01 km 1 hour 55 mins
Kroonstad to Johannesburg 167.1 km 2 hours 47 mins
Mahikeng to Johannesburg 267.98 km 4 hours 27 mins
Gaborone to Johannesburg 281.23 km 4 hours 41 mins
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