There are 5 ways to get from Gaborone to Kimberley by plane, bus, car train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 37 min

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

$174 - $596

Cheapest option

Bus, car train  •  13 h 50 min

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

$25 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

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

$38 - $50

Bus, train  •  14 h 2 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

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

South African Airways and Air Botswana fly from Gaborone to Kimberley every 4 hours. 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
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$18 - $25
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Kimberley
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
premierclasse.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
$16
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gaborone to Kimberley?

The distance between Gaborone and Kimberley is 467 km. The road distance is 510 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley?

The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley is to bus and car train which costs $25 - $35 and takes 13 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley?

The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Kimberley is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $170 - $600.

Is there a direct bus between Gaborone and Kimberley?

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.

How long does it take to get from Gaborone to Kimberley?

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