There are 9 ways to get from Botswana to Mozambique by plane, bus, car train, train or car

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Fly to Maputo  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Maputo (MPM) GBE - MPM

$130 - $200

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Bus Greyhound ZA  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo

$35 - $43

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Fly to Beira  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Beira (BEW) GBE - BEW

$130 - $230

Fly to Tete  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Tete (TET) GBE - TET

$230 - $800

Bus TransLux Express  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

$38

Bus InterCape  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

$41 - $54

Bus Citiliner  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Matola

$44 - $60

Bus, car train, train  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
  3. Take the train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Maputo 556.4 miles

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No, there is no direct bus from Botswana to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Maputo via Park Station, Library Gardens and Bertrams. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 37 min.

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The distance between Botswana and Mozambique is 1152 km. The road distance is 890.2 km.

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The best way to get from Botswana to Mozambique without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Botswana to Mozambique, including transfers.

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Botswana to Mozambique bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, depart from Gaborone station.

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The best way to get from Botswana to Mozambique is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gaborone Airport to Maputo Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Botswana to Mozambique bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Maputo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Botswana to Mozambique is 890 km. It takes approximately 10 h 41 min to drive from Botswana to Mozambique.

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Airlink, Turkish Airlines, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and two other airlines offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Maputo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Botswana to Mozambique.
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  • Distance: 720.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Botswana and Mozambique?

South African Airways, Airlink and three other airlines fly from Mogoditshane to Maputo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Maputo via Johannesburg, Park Station, Library Gardens, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, and Bertrams in around 12 h 37 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Gaborone to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Gaborone to Tete via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Gaborone to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Gaborone to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Gaborone to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$17 - $23
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$24
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matola
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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The best way to get from Botswana to Gaborone Airport is to drive which takes 15 min and costs .

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