OR Tambo Airport South Africa

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O.R. Tambo International Airport

O.R. Tambo AirportO.R. Tambo Internatioanl Airport, also known as OR Tambo, is located in the area of Kempton Park and is approximately 23km north-west from Johannesburg’s city centre, 46km south of Pretoria’s city centre, via the Gauteng train to Johannesburg Station the distance is 19,96km and from the airport to the Hilton in Sandton its around 35 to 40km. Travel time to Johannesburg city is around half an hour and via the Gauteng train to Sandton Station, approximately 15 minutes.

For disabled travellers and visitors, the airport provides features of special lifts, wheelchairs, ramps and toilets

O.R. Tambo Airport sees millions of arrivals and departures during the year. Flights range from very cheap flights to johannesburg on offer by the Low cost Domestic Airlines to First Class internatonal. Some of the more popular flight searches include; flights to johannesburg from durban, cheap flights to johannesburg from cape town and kulula flights from johannesburg to durban. We offer the cheapest flights by scanning millions of itineraries landing at OR Tambo International airport.

Top 10 Popular Domestic Airlines Landing At OR Tambo  Airport South Africa

Route To Airport Code Departure Date Airline Logo Airline Price
Flights From Durban To Johannesburg JNB 22 Dec FlySafair R314
Flights From Cape Town To Johannesburg JNB 25 Dec FlySafair R409
Flights From Durban To Johannesburg JNB 18 Jan LIFT R454
Flights From Bloemfontein To Johannesburg JNB 15 Dec FlySafair R504
Flights From Durban To Johannesburg JNB 29 Feb South African Airways R509
Flights From George To Johannesburg JNB 30 Dec FlySafair R554
Flights From George To Johannesburg JNB 26 Jan Airlink R589
Flights From East London To Johannesburg JNB 19 Dec FlySafair R614
Flights From Port Elizabeth To Johannesburg JNB 19 Feb South African Airways R619
Flights From Pietermaritzburg To Johannesburg JNB 25 Dec Airlink R674
Prices based on live searches up till 10 Dec 12:00 and are subject to change.

Top 10 Popular International Airlines Landing At OR Tambo  Airport South Africa

Route Departure Date Return Date Airline Logo Airline Price
Flights From Manzini To Johannesburg 28 Dec 6 Jan ROYAL ESWATINI NATIONAL AIRWAYS R2,409
Flights From Manzini To Johannesburg 24 Dec 31 Dec Airlink R2,799
Flights From Maputo To Johannesburg 25 Dec 29 Dec LAM-Linhas Aereas de Mozambique R2,989
Flights From Windhoek To Johannesburg 28 Dec 5 Jan South African Airways R3,059
Flights From Harare To Johannesburg 19 Jan 27 Jan FlySafair R3,209
Flights From Livingstone To Johannesburg 18 Dec 25 Dec FlySafair R3,209
Flights From Victoria Falls To Johannesburg 13 Jan 20 Jan FlySafair R3,209
Flights From Gaborone To Johannesburg 24 Jan 24 Jan Air Botswana R3,679
Flights From Lusaka To Johannesburg 31 Jan 1 Feb South African Airways R3,819
Flights From Windhoek To Johannesburg 11 Jan 17 Jan Airlink R3,969
Prices based on live searches up till 10 Dec 12:00 and are subject to change.
OR Tambo ACSA Parking
O.R. Tambo International Airport provides on the airport site, 11,500 parking bays that include long stay off-site parking located at the Super South Gate site. The facilities these parking sites comprise:

  • multi-story parkades
  • shaded parking
  • long-term off airport site with shuttle services on a regular basis for transit to the terminal building


Parking facilities:

  • P2 – Parkade 2 South – Short Stay
  • P3 – Parkade 2 North – Short Stay
  • P4 – Carport Parking – Long Stay
  • P5 – Shaded Parking 1 – Long Stay
  • P6 – Shaded Parking 2 – Long Stay
  • P7 – Piazza Pick Up – Short Stay
  • P8 – Drop Off/Pick Up – Short Stay
  • P9 – Super South Gate – Long Stay

Pick Up and Drop Off

The facility is available outside the international flights terminal and affords the first 20 minutes free. Vehicles in these areas left unattended will have their vehicle impounded with a release fee incurred.


Payment for parking can be made on site with cash, credit or debit cards at parking entries and exit ticket stands. Losing your parking ticket will cost you the applicable penalty plus any added parking costs.

For Valet Parking Services contact +27 (0) 11 390 2062.

For any parking enquiries contact the Airport Parking Management Office on +27 (0) 11 921 6091. 

Disabled Persons:

Parking bays for disabled persons are available at the ORTIA multi-storey parkade on all levels.

Passengers booking their parking requirements in advance and online with ACSA gain from the following benefits:

  • A saving of up to 60% on ACSA parking rates
  • Meet and greet services
  • Valet parking
  • Long or short stay
  • Locations off-site, away from crowds of people
  • Lock up parking
  • Patrolled security car parks
  • Monitoring via CCTV cameras
  • Free car wash and valet serviced included in specific tariffs
  • Insured vehicles while parked in ACSA car parks
Airport Contact Information:
Address: Private Bag 1, O.R. Tambo International Airport, 1627
Help Desk: +27 (0) 11 921 6262
Flight Info: 086 727 7888
Email: [email protected]

OR Tambo Airport Map


Transportation to and from O.R. Tambo Airport South Africa

Public Transport:
Pick-up Points: Follow taxi and shuttle signs to the terminus, located behind the hotels. For the coach and bus terminus, follow the coach and bus signs to the terminus located behind the car hire facilities, in the multi-storey parkade.

Shuttle Buses & Taxis:
Shuttle services are offered by surrounding hotels.

Accredited to ACSA (to prevent illegal peddling) are metered taxi services that travel to all major towns and suburbs within the vicinity of the airport. For further information on shuttles and taxis please contact the ACSA information desk located at the terminal.

A rapid rail system, the Gautrain runs every day from 05:15 to 22:00, operating about every 12 minutes. For further information go to www.gautrain.co.za

Car Hire:
The following car hire companies are located at the airport and comprise:

  • Bidvest
  • Avis
  • First
  • Europcar
  • Tempest
  • Hertz
  • Capital
  • Select
  • Woodford