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There are 6 ways to get from Dubai 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

5 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

Bus to Abu Dhabi, fly to Maun, 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 Maun (MUB)
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Bus to Abu Dhabi, fly to Windhoek, 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 Windhoek (WDH)
  3. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

Domestic travel is restricted within Botswana due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

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

Last updated: November 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubai and Kalahari Desert is 6440 km.

It takes approximately 21h 53m to get from Dubai to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dubai Airport to Gaborone Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 50m and has one stopover.

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Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Dubai Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dubai to Kalahari Desert.
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  • Distance: 6440 km
  • Duration: 21h 53m

What companies run services between Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Dubai to Kalahari Desert. However, you can take the line 102 bus to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5, take the walk to Rashidiya Metro Station 1, take the subway to Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station 1, take the walk to Dubai airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the line 102 bus to Rashidiya Metro Station Gate 5, take the walk to Rashidiya Metro Station 1, take the subway to Airport Terminal 3 Metro Station 1, take the walk to Dubai airport, 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 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Johannesburg, Maun
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Maun via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,100
Flights from Dubai to Maun via Jeddah, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $950
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Gaborone via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Maun via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Doha, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dubai to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Jeddah, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Khartoum, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Cairo, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Abu Dhabi to Windhoek via Mumbai, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dubai to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $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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