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Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Lanseria Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal international airport.

Where to Sleep

  • As of February 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travelers can buy a pass to access the airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for location and hours.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Johannesburg Lanseria Airport Information

Airport Lounges

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Johannesburg Lanseria airport either by purchasing a lounge pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Bidvest Premier Lounge - Location: Landside, 1st Floor. Hours: 4:30AM - 8:00PM (Mon - Thurs) • 4:30AM - 9:30PM (Fri) • 5:00AM - 5:30 (Sat) • 5:00AM - 8:45PM (Sun). Lounge Access: Book Online13.50 - minimum 24 hour advance purchase is required)

» Buy a Lounge Pass

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Limited free WiFi is available at Lanseria Airport. Additional access is available for a fee.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Johannesburg Lanseria Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Johannesburg Lanseria Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Baby-changing facilities are available on the ground floor.
  • Car Rentals - Yes. See our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange - Tower Bureau de Change is located on the ground floor.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Big Five Duty Free offers jewelry, tobacco, high fashion, South African wines, and more. An electronics store and a newsstand are also available in the airport.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Vida e Caffè • Wiesenhof Restaurant • Wings ‘N Things. Runway views are available from restaurants located on the 1st floor.
  • Information Desk - Location: near the terminal entrance.
  • Mobile Charging - Yes.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rental

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis • Budget • Europcar • First Car Rental • Hertz • Tempest Car Hire • Thrifty.

LIA Shuttle

A shuttle service links the airport to Sandton Gautrain Station, with buses available to meet each flight or train arrival. For further information, visit the Lanseria International Airport website.


Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 15 February 2017

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you during your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at

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