There are 8 ways to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls by plane, car, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Gaborone to Livingstone  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Livingstone (LVI) GBE - LVI

$203 - $696

Cheapest option

Train to Bulawayo, fly to Victoria Falls  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Victoria Falls (VFA) BUQ - VFA

$185 - $450

6 alternative options

Fly Gaborone to Kasane, drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Kasane (BBK) GBE - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Victoria Falls

Fly Maun to Kasane, drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Maun (MUB) to Kasane (BBK) MUB - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Victoria Falls

Bus  •  21 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Bus, train  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Francistown
  2. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Train  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gaborone to Francistown
  2. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Drive  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Victoria Falls 620.5 miles

What companies run services between Botswana and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe?

South African Airways, Air Botswana and British Airways fly from Mogoditshane to Victoria Falls 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg and Johannesburg in around 21 h 44 min.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane via Maun
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Maun to Kasane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Gaborone to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
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
$16
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Seabelo Group
Phone
+267 395 7078
Email
kenneth@seabelo.bw
Website
seabelo.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
seabelo.bw

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Botswana to Victoria Falls?

The distance between Botswana and Victoria Falls is 596 km. The road distance is 993 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls?

The cheapest way to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls is to train and fly which costs $180 - $450 and takes 8 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls?

The quickest way to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs $200 - $700.

Is there a direct train between Botswana and Victoria Falls?

No, there is no direct train from Botswana to Victoria Falls. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Victoria Falls via Francistown and Bulawayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Botswana and Victoria Falls?

No, there is no direct bus from Botswana to Victoria Falls. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Victoria Falls via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls?

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Botswana to Victoria Falls, including transfers.