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

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Fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Kimberley (KIM) GBE - KIM

$52 - $310

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Bus, car train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Kimberley

$23 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kimberley Greyhound

$34 - $42

Bus via Kimberley Ultra City  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kimberley Ultra City

$34 - $41

Bus, train  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg to Kimberley

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Kimberley 318.6 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley is to bus and car train which costs $23 - $28 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley is to fly which costs $50 - $310 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gaborone to Kimberley. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Kimberley via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between Gaborone and Kimberley is 467 km. The road distance is 509.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 10 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Gaborone to Kimberley, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $50 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 11 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gaborone Airport to Kimberley Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Gaborone to Kimberley bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Kimberley station.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Kimberley.
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  • Distance: 292.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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

South African Airways, Airlink and two other airlines fly from Gaborone to Kimberley hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Kimberley via Johannesburg in around 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Gaborone to Kimberley via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Gaborone to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Gaborone to Kimberley via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Train operators
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$16 - $22
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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kimberley Ultra City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Kimberley is 510 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to drive from Gaborone to Kimberley.

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

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There are 51+ hotels available in Kimberley. Prices start at $34 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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