If you are an economy class traveller, you can wait for your flight in the comfort of the Bidvest Premier Lounge at Johannesburg Airport in the International Departures area. Below you will find helpful information such as: lounge location, hours, services, and lounge access for economy class travellers.
Johannesburg Airport, Airside, Upper Mezzanine Level, International Departures
- From Terminal A : After the security checkpoint, turn right and then take the escalator up one level. The lounge is located on the right hand corner.
- From Terminal B : After the security checkpoint, turn left and then take the escalator up one level
Important: Accessible to passengers on International departure flights only.
Services & Facilities
- Air Conditioning
- Beverages (alcohol)
- Beverages (non-alcoholic)
- Disabled Access
- Flight Information Monitor
- Food – Light meals and snacks
- Internet / WiFi
- Shower Facilities with soap and towels
- Smoking Room
This lounge does not have any sleep facilities.
The lounge is open 24 hours / 7 days a week. Note – closed between midnight and 4:00AM for renovations until October 2019.
Lounge Access & Rates
If you want to guarantee a seat during your layover or before a flight, you can purchase a one time lounge pass. Lounge passes can be purchased by any traveller regardless of airline or class of service.
» Benefits: Guarantees a seat in the lounge for your desired time period • Changes & Refunds up until 24 hours prior to arrival.
» Disadvantages: Online pricing in GBP • Non-refundable within 24 hours of arrival.
The online rate is GBP 22.50 per person for 3 hours. » Buy a lounge pass
Passes are handled through our third party partners at Lounge Pass. Be sure to read the terms and conditions before purchasing your pass. For changes and cancellations, contact the email on your pass confirmation at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival.
» Priority Pass – With Priority Pass you have access to over 1200 airport lounges around the world. There are three membership plans to choose from: Standard – US$99 ($32 per lounge visit) • Standard Plus – $ 299 (10 free lounge visits and $32 per subsequent lounge visit) • Prestige – $429 (unlimited lounge visits) per year. Guest access can be purchased for US$ 32 per visit. At the time of our last lounge update on 08 August 2019, this lounge was included in the Priority Pass program. You should check the Priority Pass web site for the most up to date access information if you are a member or plan to be a member. (Some conditions for entry may apply. See Priority Pass web site for more details.)
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Pay at the door
When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door.Buy a Lounge Pass
More lounge locations at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport
- Aspire Lounge
- Shongololo Lounge (International Terminal)
- Mashonzha Lounge (International Terminal)
- Bidvest Sky Lounge (Terminal B - Domestic)
- Bidvest Premier Lounge (Domestic)
- Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. We are not representatives of the lounge featured on this page. Fees for some lounge services and facilities may apply. All information, including amenities, hours and access information, are subject to change at any time without notice. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, click here.