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There are 3 ways to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Johannesburg (JNB) GBE - JNB
  2. Take the train from Marlboro to Park

$105 - $279

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg

$15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Johannesburg 265.2 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg is to bus which costs $15 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg is to fly and train which costs $100 - $280 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gaborone and arriving at Johannesburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Gaborone and Johannesburg is 275 km. The road distance is 424.3 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg, including transfers.

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Gaborone to Johannesburg bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, depart from Gaborone station.

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The quickest flight from Gaborone Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Gaborone to Johannesburg bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, arrive at Johannesburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Johannesburg is 424 km. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Gaborone to Johannesburg.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Johannesburg.
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  • Distance: 171.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

AT and T Monnakgotla operates a bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. InterCape also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $220
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Marlboro to Park
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
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

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Airlink, South African Airways and Air Botswana offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 1047+ hotels available in Johannesburg. Prices start at $38 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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