There are 5 ways to get from Francistown to Pretoria by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Johannesburg (JNB) FRW - JNB

$156 - $219

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Train, bus Greyhound ZA  •  23 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Gwanda
  3. Take the bus from Gwanda to Pretoria

$23 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Francistown to Gaborone
  2. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  3. Take the train from Park to Pretoria

$29 - $36

Train, bus via Gaborone  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Gaborone
  2. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  3. Take the train from Park to Pretoria

$29 - $34

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Francistown to Pretoria 422.2 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The distance between Francistown and Pretoria is 513 km. The road distance is 675.5 km.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Pretoria without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Francistown to Pretoria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Francistown Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Francistown to Pretoria is 676 km. It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to drive from Francistown to Pretoria.

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Air Botswana offers flights from Francistown Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 415+ hotels available in Pretoria. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Francistown to Pretoria.
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  • Distance: 320.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Francistown, Botswana and Pretoria, South Africa?

Air Botswana flies from Francistown to Pretoria 5 times a week.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Francistown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Flights from Francistown to Johannesburg via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
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 Gwanda
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
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
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
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 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$23
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Gwanda to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Gwanda to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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