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There are 9 ways to get from Francistown to Namibia by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Kasane, drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Kasane (BBK) FRW - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Katima Mulilo

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Train, bus  •  40h 31m

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

$47 - $80

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Fly to Eros  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Eros (ERS) FRW - ERS

$130 - $380

Fly to Windhoek  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Windhoek (WDH) FRW - WDH

$120 - $360

Fly to Victoria Falls, drive  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Victoria Falls (VFA) FRW - VFA
  2. Drive from Victoria Falls to Katima Mulilo

Fly to Walvis Bay  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Walvis Bay (WVB) FRW - WVB

$130 - $700

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  40h 8m

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

$57 - $80

Bus  •  44h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Francistown to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone
  3. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek

$76 - $100

Drive  •  16h 39m

  1. Drive from Francistown to Windhoek 809.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Francistown to Namibia is to train and bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 40h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Francistown to Namibia is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Francistown to Namibia. However, there are services departing from Francistown and arriving at Windhoek via Lusaka and Livingstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 30m.

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The distance between Francistown and Namibia is 1073 km. The road distance is 1294.9 km.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Namibia without a car is to bus which takes 44h 30m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Francistown to Namibia, including transfers.

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Francistown to Namibia bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, depart from Francistown station.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Namibia is to fly which takes 9h 34m and costs $130 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $100 and takes 44h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Francistown Airport to Kasane Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Francistown to Namibia bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Windhoek station.

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Map of how to get from Francistown to Namibia.
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  • Distance: 670.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Francistown, Botswana and Namibia?

Air Botswana, Westair and three other airlines fly from Francistown to Windhoek 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Francistown to Windhoek via Lusaka and Livingstone in around 44h 30m.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Francistown to Eros via Johannesburg, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Francistown to Eros via Gaborone, Johannesburg, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Francistown to Eros via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Francistown to Eros via Gaborone, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Francistown to Eros via Johannesburg, Windhoek, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Francistown to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Francistown to Walvis Bay via Gaborone, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Gaborone, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Johannesburg, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Francistown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Francistown to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Francistown to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Francistown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Francistown to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Francistown to Kasane via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Francistown to Windhoek via Gaborone, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Francistown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Francistown to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$8 - $12

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Yes, the driving distance between Francistown to Namibia is 1295 km. It takes approximately 16h 39m to drive from Francistown to Namibia.

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South African Airways and Air Botswana offer flights from Francistown Airport to Kasane Airport.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Francistown Airport is to drive which takes 13m and costs .

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