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The Gautrain has hit us with a big bang! Virtually travelling with low flying speed at 160km/hour, it's definitely a unique experience to check out. New worlds to explore have been opened up with easy access to areas that would usually be quite a schlep to get to.

Exploring our City Centre Outer P1 Bus Route
Monday, 14 May 2012 16:46
P3 routeThe city centre has many great hidden tourism gems to explore! With the convenient Gautrain bus system you can now easily hop on and off to savour it all. Enjoy the unique historic vibe found in “town” and experience the rich cultural heritage of our city. The old Pretoria station has undergone an exciting transformation with the arrival of the Gautrain. Grab dinner on your way home at the MacDonald's or Debonairs, and make sure you start or finish your trip with a cuppa and a snack at the Vida e Caffè.

This is a great outing, perfect for a family or a group of friends.
Happy exploring!

From the train station, follow the P1 bus route.

* Please note: it is advised to be vigilant with regards to safety while travelling in the city centre. Do not carry valuable possessions in a visible manner.

Gautrain Bus Route: Hatfield H1 (Brooklyn)
Thursday, 09 February 2012 12:44

The Brooklyn route will take you from the bustling student hub, Hatfield, through Waterkloof and deeper into the luxurious Brooklyn neighbourhood. This is the "old" posh side of town, it has now changed into a bustling area of local businesses. With a decadent concentration of restaurants midway on the route, it's perfect for browsing town for a few hours and then stopping for lunch.

A few stop-overs to consider on your route will include:
- The Hatfield hub
- A bird sanctuary
- Decadent restaurant options
- One of the best shopping experiences in town

Let's get started!

Gautrain routes in Pretoria
Wednesday, 01 February 2012 12:35

If you are travelling from Joburg to our lovely Jacaranda city, you are in luck for convenient local exploring. The Gautrain bus system creates the opportunity to gallivant with ease, unique culinary delights and other cultural experiences at your finger tips. Or if you are a local and want to see your city through new eyes, take the luxury buses for a mini adventure through town!

We will be exploring the various routes in the weeks to come and keep you up to date with the most fun ways to utilise this great new tourist attraction.

The Three Pretoria Stations
Wednesday, 15 July 2009 09:14

Gautrain Station - HatfieldHatfield is the northern station and the corner post at the end of the route. It's easily accessible from the N1 and N4 and situated within the Hatfield business node also very close to the University of Pretoria and other academic institutions. The theme for this station is academic and you can see it in various design elements used in this station.

Dedicated Gautrain Bus service bus service for passengers will feed the station from the following areas: Menlyn, Lynnwood, Brookly, Arcadia and Waverley.

Read more about this station on the Gautrain official website, click here.


The Pretoria Station is next to the existing Pretoria Station building, railway lines, platforms and the historic Herbert Baker Station which loads it with historic value and it pays tribute to South African rail history and commemorative brass plaques are placed among the tiles throughout the entire building.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 February 2012 12:41

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