New Gautrain prices announced for 2024

 ·4 Jun 2024

Gautrain has published its new prices for 2024/25, which have been in effect since 1 June 2024.

Like the previous two years, the Gautrain has kept its previous high peak pay-as-you-go prices off the fare lists.

The pay-as-you-go rates will depend on the time of day that you go:

  • Peak — 06:00 to 08:30 and 15:00 to 18:00
  • Off-peak — opening to 06:00, 08:30 to 15:00, and 18:30 to closing

The most expensive peak pay-as-you-go tickets are from Hatfield, Pretoria or Centurion to OR Tambo International Airport at R248, which increased by 11% from R217 the prior year.

The pay-as-go single train fares can be found below:

For those who use the Gautrain more often, the 10-trip weekly train product will now cost between R333 and R981, up from R315 and R925. This marks an increase of 5.7% and 7.4%.

The monthly train product, which comes with 44 trips, previously cost between R1,272 and R3,740 but has increased to between R1,347 and R3,965, an increase of 5.8% and 6.02%.

The Gautrain Management Agency said that a weekly or monthly product can save commuters up to 7.5% or 15%, respectively.

If they intend to travel during the peak period, those who like planning their travel ahead of time and only want to use the Gautrain for a single one-way or return trip can use the single or return trip products.

Other price increases

Other notable price increases include those for penalty fees. Penalty amounts are determined by the seriousness of an offence:

  • Level 1 — Non-visible fare evasion – Increase from R480 to R500 

  • Level 2 — Visible fare evasion – Increase from R600 to R620

  • Level 3 — Safety and security violations – Increase from R840 to R860

For those who pay their fine within the first 30 days, the amount will drop by 50%.

Parking fees have also increased from R18 and R1,260 to R20 and R1,340.

For those who park their cars for over ten days, they will pay an extra R134 per day.

Bus fares have also increased by R1 for rail users and by R2 for non-rail users:

The full price increases can be found below (mobile users can click here):

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