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There are 4 ways to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kalahari Desert by plane 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 Dubai to Gaborone, travel

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Gaborone (GBE)
  2. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

3 alternative options

Fly Dubai to Windhoek, travel

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Windhoek (WDH)
  2. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

Fly Dubai to Maun, travel

  1. Fly from Dubai (DXB) to Maun (MUB)
  2. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Bus to Abu Dhabi, fly to Gaborone, travel

  1. Take the bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3
  2. Fly from Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Gaborone (GBE)
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

Limited international flights leaving United Arab Emirates began to resume from July 7.

Last updated: December 6 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Kalahari Desert is 6458 km.

It takes approximately 18h 57m to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dubai Airport to Gaborone Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h and has one stopover.

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Emirates, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Air Botswana offer flights from Dubai Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kalahari Desert.
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  • Distance: 6458 km
  • Duration: 18h 57m

What companies run services between Dubai Airport (DXB), United Arab Emirates and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Dubai Airport (DXB) to Kalahari Desert. However, you can fly to Gaborone then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can fly to Windhoek then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Doha, Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Johannesburg, Maun
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Jeddah, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Bus operators
Dubai RTA Bus
Phone
9090800
Website
rta.ae
Bus from Ibn Battuta Metro Station 10 to Abu Dhabi Airport Terminal 1 and 3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
rta.ae

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