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Sandton Convention Centre
Maude Street
Sandown
2196

Tel: (011) 779 0000

Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s leading and most prestigious, multi-purpose exhibition and convention centre.

Situated in northern Johannesburg, in the heart of Sandton's business, hotel and entertainment district, Sandton Convention Centre offers easy access to over 5 000 hotel rooms, is adjacent to the country's top shopping and entertainment complexes and provides nearly 11 000 secure parking bays.

Map to Sandton Convention Centre
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Gautrain route map

Parking

There are nearly 11 000 parking bays available in the adjacent Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square malls ensuring that parking your car is never a problem. Three hundred parking bays are available directly under the centre. A unique logistics management system for on- and off-loading further limits traffic congestion. The road capacity of the façade street of the building has been increased by introducing right-turning lanes. Entrance into Sandton Convention Centre parking is from Alice Lane between West and 5th Streets.

Airport

The Sandton Convention Centre is a mere 25 minutes by road from O.R.Tambo International Airport, the country's leading air terminal, serving 30 000 travellers daily. Airport-approved operators provide taxi, bus and shuttle services between Sandton and the terminal.

Gautrain

Sandton Station, in the heart of the Sandton CBD, Africa’s commercial heartland, is the flagship station of the Gautrain system. It is located deep beneath Rivonia Road with a pedestrian entrance on the corner of Rivonia Road and West Street, and a vehicle parkade entrance on West Street. Sandton Station is conveniently located near the Sandton Convention Centre.

Sandton / Centurion 19 minutes
Sandton / Midrand 10 minutes
Sandton / Marlboro 4 minutes
Sandton / Rhodesfield 10 minutes
Sandton / OR Tambo International 12 minutes
Sandton / Rosebank 4 minutes
Sandton / Park 8 minutes

Please add extra time when planning your journey as you may be required to change trains depending on the route you are taking.

General passenger & airport services plus weekly & monthly passes are available online. Click here for more info.

Roads

Sandton is 25 minutes by car or bus from O.R.Tambo International Airport. Airport-approved operators offer taxi, bus and shuttle services to all major centres within a 500 km radius. Hotel courtesy buses transport guests to and from the airport. A wide variety of transport is available in the region, ranging from budget car rental through to luxury transport, such as limousine chauffeur services. The whole region enjoys exemplary road infrastructure and clear signage.





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