OR Tambo Airport South Africa

O.R. Tambo International 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 International Airport Flight Bookings

O.R. Tambo AirportO.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 international. Some of the more popular flight searches include; flights to johannesburg from durban, cheap flights to johannesburg from cape town and LIFT from johannesburg to durban. We offer the cheapest flights by scanning millions of itineraries landing at OR Tambo International airport.

Popular Domestic Airlines Landing At OR Tambo  Airport South Africa

RouteAirline LogoAirlineDepartureDestinationDeparture DateReturn DatePrice
FlySafair Flights From Cape Town To JohannesburgFlySafairFlySafairCape TownJohannesburg2024-09-052024-09-09R1239
LIFT Flights From Durban To JohannesburgLIFTLIFTDurbanJohannesburg2024-08-022024-08-04R1108
Airlink Flights From George To JohannesburgAirlinkAirlinkGeorgeJohannesburg2024-07-262024-08-25R1838
Airlink Flights From Port Elizabeth To JohannesburgAirlinkAirlinkPort ElizabethJohannesburg2024-07-272024-07-31R1618
FlySafair Flights From East London To JohannesburgFlySafairFlySafairEast LondonJohannesburg2024-07-092024-07-09R1398
Airlink Flights From Pietermaritzburg To JohannesburgAirlinkAirlinkPietermaritzburgJohannesburg2024-06-152024-06-28R2878
FlySafair Flights From Bloemfontein To JohannesburgFlySafairFlySafairBloemfonteinJohannesburg2024-06-052024-06-12R1878
CemAir Flights From Kimberley To JohannesburgCemAirCemAirKimberleyJohannesburg2024-06-242024-06-28R2538
Airlink Flights From Richards Bay To JohannesburgAirlinkAirlinkRichards BayJohannesburg2024-08-022024-08-11R2328
Airlink Flights From Polokwane To JohannesburgAirlinkAirlinkPolokwaneJohannesburg2024-06-182024-06-24R2888


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

RouteAirline LogoAirlineDepartureDestinationDeparture DateReturn DatePrice
Egyptair Flights From London To JohannesburgEgyptairEgyptairLondonJohannesburg2024-05-282024-06-02R10909
FlySafair Flights From Harare To JohannesburgFlySafairFlySafairHarareJohannesburg2024-06-042024-06-05R3949
Etihad Airways Flights From Sydney To JohannesburgEtihad AirwaysEtihad AirwaysSydneyJohannesburg2024-05-272024-06-10R20349
Kenya Airways Flights From Accra To JohannesburgKenya AirwaysKenya AirwaysAccraJohannesburg2024-06-092024-07-10R11049
Air Cote D'Ivoire Flights From Lagos To JohannesburgAir Cote D'IvoireAir Cote D'IvoireLagosJohannesburg2024-05-262024-06-10R10699
Kenya Airways Flights From Mumbai (Bombay) To JohannesburgKenya AirwaysKenya AirwaysMumbai (Bombay)Johannesburg2024-06-162024-06-19R7429
Ethiopian Airlines Flights From Seoul To JohannesburgEthiopian AirlinesEthiopian AirlinesSeoulJohannesburg2024-09-072024-10-07R13859
Kenya Airways Flights From Dubai To JohannesburgKenya AirwaysKenya AirwaysDubaiJohannesburg2024-07-192024-07-26R8929
Egyptair Flights From Amsterdam To JohannesburgEgyptairEgyptairAmsterdamJohannesburg2024-05-262024-06-10R11559
Egyptair Flights From Dublin To JohannesburgEgyptairEgyptairDublinJohannesburg2024-05-302024-06-03R10719


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