How to Reach Soweto
- By Car: This is the most convenient way to reach Soweto. Most of the visitors stay in Johannesburg and from there they come by car to Soweto. You can enter the city from Vilakazi Street. Just follow the signs along the road.
- By Train: If you wish to come by train to Soweto, take the MetroRail suburban train from Johannesburg Park station bound for Naledi, Oberholzer (for northern Soweto) or Verreniging (for southern Soweto). There are many railway stations in Soweto. Hence, check first as to where you need to get down.
- By guided bus tour: Many people prefer to visit the city with a guided bus tour group as it becomes easy to explore Soweto. The tour takes you to every tourist attraction of the city.
- By Bicycle: You can hire a bicycle to explore the city on your own way.
- On Foot: Exploring Soweto on foot is the best thing you can do. This is because most of the tourist attractions are closely located. Hence, walking will be the easiest and convenient option to visit these tourist sites.
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Soweto. The most preferred mode of transport in Soweto is Car.
Average distance: 22.47 km Average time: 43.75 min
Car 89.44%Driving 41.83 min Walking 0.27 min Waiting 0.14 min Overall average time for 22.26 kms 42.24 min
Walking 1.86%Walking 80 min Driving 13.33 min Overall average time for 7.33 kms 93.33 min
Train/Metro 0.62%Train 28 min Bus 20 min Walking 15 min Waiting 10 min Overall average time for 42 kms 73 min
Motorbike 4.97%Motorbike 40.63 min Walking 1.88 min Overall average time for 30.69 kms 42.5 min
Bus/Trolleybus 0.62%Bus 65 min Waiting 25 min Walking 3 min Overall average time for 12.8 kms 93 min
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|Johannesburg to Soweto||19.91 km||19 mins|
|Centurion to Soweto||53.24 km||53 mins|
|Pretoria to Soweto||64.86 km||1 hour 4 mins|
|Rustenburg to Soweto||89.35 km||1 hour 29 mins|
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