Logistics to get to the Soweto Derby

The Soweto Derby is happening on Saturday, 27 October2018. Kickoff is at 15:30. Gates open at 11:30. Activities will be a galore around the stadium precinct from 10:00.The venue is the iconic FNB Stadium, the ‘Calabash’.

Tickets are sold out. The supporters are urged to arrive as early as possible to have a smooth entry into the Calabash.

Security and safety are key to ensure a memorable staging of arguably the most anticipated and mouthwatering football showpiece. The following are some of the measures that have been put in place leading to the showpiece.

Closures and accreditation check points:

N1 South off-ramp and N17
Randshow Road & N1 North off-ramp
Randshow Road & South off-ramp
Nasrec Road and Dunlin/Colorado Drive
Nasrec Road and Dunlin/Colorado Drive
Nasrec Road and Jukskei Drive
Soweto Highway and Mentz Street
Soweto Highway and Golden Highway
Soweto Highway and Randshow Road
Pat Mbatha & True Street (Bus & Taxiway)
Booysens Reserve Road and Crownwood Road
Crownwood Road and Amethyst Road
Nasrec Road and Adcock Ingram Road
Nasrec Road and Alouette
Soweto Highway and N1 South on-ramp

PRASA Trains will not be operating on events day.

 The use of the arranged public transportation for the event is highly recommended. It will ease congestion around the stadium and ensure that you will arrive in time for the match.

The following public transport arrangements have been put in place for the event: Rea Vaya.

Rea Vaya will be operating a service to transport fans to the Orlando Pirates vs Kaizer Chiefs match from its stations along the Rea Vaya phase 1A and phase 1B route to the FNB Stadium. Fans will be dropped off and picked up at the Soccer City Rea Vaya Station after the match. Ticket prices are R30 for a single trip and R40 for a return ticket. The below table is a schedule of the arrival and departure times:

Starting and returning at these points respectively at 12:00 and 17:00:

Ellis Park
Library Gardens
Thokoza Park
C1 Dobsonville

 NB: Last bus times are estimates which depend on the time the match finishes and the level of congestion along the route

 Top 6 Taxi fare will differ depending on distance travelled therefore estimated costs are as follows:

To FNB Stadium – R14
Return – R15

Pick-up and drop off points will be at Transport Hub of the Johannesburg Expo Centre, the taxi pick-ups and return destinations are as follows:

Noord street: MTN Taxi and the Bridge Taxi Rank
Bree Street Taxi Rank
Commissioner and Von Weilligh Street Taxi Rank
Von Brandis Marshall street Taxi Rank
Baragwanath: Moroka Police Station and Maponya Mall Shopping Centre
Eldos: Kliptown Post Office Taxi Rank
Dobsonville Police Station
Meadowlands Police Station
Phefeni Taxi Rank
Cross Road Taxi Rank
Dube Station Taxi Rank

The supporters are urged to heed the call and follow the directive from the officer. We are looking forward to the day that everyone is waiting for. See you there!