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

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Fly  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Francistown (FRW) GBE - FRW

$150 - $320

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Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Gaborone to Francistown

$10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Francistown

$10 - $12

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Francistown 272.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Francistown is to train which costs $10 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Francistown is to fly which costs $150 - $320 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gaborone and arriving at Francistown. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gaborone and arriving at Francistown. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Gaborone and Francistown is 421 km. The road distance is 435.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Francistown without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $10 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Gaborone to Francistown, including transfers.

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Gaborone to Francistown bus services, operated by Seabelo Group, depart from Gaborone station.

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Gaborone to Francistown train services, operated by Botswana Railways, depart from Gaborone station.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Francistown is to fly which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $150 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $12 and takes 5 h, you could also train, which costs $10 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Francistown.
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  • Distance: 262.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Francistown, Botswana?

Air Botswana flies from Gaborone to Francistown once daily. Alternatively, Seabelo Group operates a bus from Gaborone to Francistown 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Train operators
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Francistown
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 Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
seabelo.bw

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The quickest flight from Gaborone Airport to Francistown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Gaborone to Francistown bus services, operated by Seabelo Group, arrive at Francistown station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Francistown is 436 km. It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to drive from Gaborone to Francistown.

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Air Botswana offers flights from Gaborone Airport to Francistown Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Francistown. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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

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