Transport - There are different means of
transportation in the city and we will tell you about
them in this sections. In Johannesburg there is a
metro railway system that you can use. There is bus
service operated by Mettrobus. For more information
on it you may access the website (http://www.mbus.co.za/).
It consists of 550 buses. Metropolitan Bus Services
(tel: (011) 403 4300; website: www.mbus.co.za)
also has buses. You may use these to get around the
city also. Lots of people take the taxis in Johannesburg.
There are two kinds of taxis. There are metered taxis
and minibus taxis. The metered taxis must be ordered
to a destination. Rose Radio Taxis (tel: (011) 403
0000; fax: (011) 403 9896; website: www.rosetaxis.com)
and Alternatively, Maxi Taxi Cabs (tel: (011) 648
1212; fax: (011) 648 8581). You can call for
Limousines Ambassador Limousines (tel: (011)
886 7313; fax: (011) 886 7339; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
and SALimousines (tel: (011) 614 4581; fax: (011)
614 7617) and VIPLimo (tel: (082) 903 0888; fax: (011)
615 3506; e-mail: email@example.com)
You can also rent a car in Johannesburg
and here are the companies that service the area.
Avis and Imperial. Avis (tel: 0861 021111; website:
www.avis.co.za) has a
branch in Sandton, 167A Rivonia Road, Morningside.
Imperial nationwide (tel: (011) 784 1452; website:
and Apex (tel: (011) 402 5150; fax: (011) 402 0655).
However you decide to get around the city we know
you will enjoy all there is to see and do. Keep in
mind that tours of the area also provide a means of
transportation in and around Johannesburg
so take advantage of them also. The important
thing is to see and do as much as possible while you
are visiting Johannesburg.