• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 4 ways to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone by plane, train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Gaborone (GBE) BUQ - GBE

$209 - $734

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bulawayo to Francistown
  2. Take the train from Francistown to Gaborone

$10

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 39 min

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

$10 - $12

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Gaborone 392.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone is to train which costs $10 and takes 13 h 25 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 3 h 50 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Bulawayo to Gaborone. However, there are services departing from Bulawayo and arriving at Gaborone via Francistown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

More details

The distance between Bulawayo and Gaborone is 571 km. The road distance is 627.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 39 min and costs $10 - $12.

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone, including transfers.

More details

Bulawayo to Gaborone train services, operated by NRZ, depart from Bulawayo station.

More details

The best way to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $200 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 and takes 13 h 25 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Bulawayo Airport to Gaborone Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Bulawayo to Gaborone train services, operated by Botswana Railways, arrive at Gaborone station.

More details

Map of how to get from Bulawayo to Gaborone.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 357.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Gaborone, Botswana?

South African Airways, Airlink and three other airlines fly from Bulawayo to Gaborone 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bulawayo to Gaborone via Francistown in around 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Bulawayo to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Gaborone via Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Bulawayo to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Bus operators
Seabelo Group
Phone
+267 395 7078
Email
kenneth@seabelo.bw
Website
seabelo.bw
Bus from Francistown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
seabelo.bw

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including The beginner’s guide to the 2018 World Nomad Games, Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Travelling by boat in Italy - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Bulawayo to Gaborone is 628 km. It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to drive from Bulawayo to Gaborone.

Get driving directions

Airlink, Air Botswana, Ethiopian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Bulawayo Airport to Gaborone Airport.

Search flights

There are 126+ hotels available in Gaborone. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Bulawayo to Bulawayo Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $28 - $35.

More details