Gautrain Further Extends Operating Hours

In accordance with the announcement by the Minister of Transport, Mr. Fikile Mbalula, Gautrain will expand its operations under the level 3 regulations.

As of 1 June 2020, the operating hours for the train service will be extended and trains will operate daily between 05h30 and 20h30. The first trains to depart from end stations will be at 05h30 and the last trains to depart from these stations will be at 20h30. The end stations are Hatfield and Park stations on the north/south line and Sandton and Rhodesfield stations on the east/west line.

On weekdays, trains will operate at 15-minute intervals in the peak period and at 30-minute intervals in the off-peak period.

  • The peak periods will be between 06h00 – 09h00 and 14h30 – 18h00.
  • The off-peak periods will be between 09h00 – 14h30 and 18h00 – 20h30.

Weekend Train Service

On weekends and public holidays trains will operate at 30-minute intervals.

Airport Service

The Airport service remains suspended until further notice.

Bus and Midi-bus Service

We are pleased to advise that as of 1 June 2020, all Gautrain bus routes will be operated during the peak and off-peak periods. All midi-bus routes will remain operational. Please note, there will be no bus or midi-bus service over weekends and public holidays until further notice.

The following bus routes have been temporary amended to service the hospitals listed below.

Rail-users Park for Free

For a limited period and until further notice, all rail-users may park for free for the first 24-hours only. Thereafter standard parking fares will apply.

Health and safety measurements

The health and safety of our passengers and staff remains of paramount importance to us. We therefore continue to take the greatest care to ensure that health and safety measures at the Gautrain are not compromised. The use of face masks remains mandatory and all passengers and staff must wear a face mask whilst at stations and onboard trains, buses or midi-buses. For more information on detailed health and safety measures, please visit

Customer Care

Our Customer Care team remains available to assist with passenger queries. Our LiveChat platform, as well as social media pages also remain active and will be attended to by our Customer Care team.

We wish our passengers and all citizens of the world, good health and strength over these challenging times.