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There are 6 ways to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek by plane, taxi, bus, car, car train or train

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Recommended

Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Capetown (CPT)
  2. Take a taxi from Capetown to Franschhoek

Cheapest

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Klerksdorp
  2. Take the car train from Klerksdorp to Worcester
  3. Drive from Worcester to Franschhoek

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Paarl

Bus via Midrand

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Midrand to Paarl

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown
  3. Take the train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch

Drive

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Franschhoek

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek is to drive and car train, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 32h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek is to fly and taxi which costs $200 - $260 and takes 3h 3m.

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The distance between Gaborone and Franschhoek is 1221 km. The road distance is 1430.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek without a car is to bus which takes 22h 42m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Gaborone Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Franschhoek is 1430 km. It takes approximately 18h 2m to drive from Gaborone to Franschhoek.

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Global Aviation, British Airways, Air Botswana and Airlink offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Franschhoek. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Gaborone Airport is to drive which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Franschhoek.
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  • Distance: 1220.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Franschhoek, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Gaborone to Franschhoek via Johannesburg and Paarl in around 22h 42m.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Gaborone to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 1 900 - R 3 700
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Gaborone to Capetown
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 1 600 - R 4 900
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Car train from Klerksdorp to Worcester
Ave. Duration
26h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 270 - R 390
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 270 - R 390
1st Class
R 470 - R 650
Premier Classe
Train from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 3 120
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R 8 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 8 - R 18
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Phone
267 3995900
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 201
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
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 250 - R 480
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
R 250
Flexi
R 290
Full Flexi
R 340
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Paarl
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 440 - R 600
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+ (011) 852 6120
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Paarl
Ave. Duration
18h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 450 - R 550
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Normal
R 450 - R 550
Other operators
Taxi from Capetown to Franschhoek
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
R 750 - R 950
Unicab
Phone
+27 21 486 1600
Website
unicab.co.za
Excite Taxis
Phone
+27 21 448 4444
Website
excitetaxis.co.za
CapeTownTaxi
Phone
+27 84 522 1039
Website
capetowntaxi.co.za
Cape Town Shuttles
Phone
+27 21 556 5606
Website
vtransfers.co.za
CABS Car Hire Cape Town
Phone
+27 82 707 8071
Website
cabscarhire.com

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