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

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 to Phalaborwa  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Phalaborwa (PHW) GBE - PHW

$375 - $1,255

Cheapest option

Bus, car train  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  3. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$65 - $86

4 alternative options

Fly to Hoedspruit, taxi  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Hoedspruit (HDS) GBE - HDS
  2. Take a taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park

$184 - $816

Fly to Skukuza, drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Skukuza (SZK) GBE - SZK
  2. Drive from Skukuza to Kruger National Park

$337 - $1,140

Bus  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
  3. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa

$74 - $98

Drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Kruger National Park 446.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Gaborone and Kruger National Park is 566 km. The road distance is 713.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Kruger National Park without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Gaborone to Kruger National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Kruger National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gaborone Airport to Phalaborwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Kruger National Park is 714 km. It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to drive from Gaborone to Kruger National Park.

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Air Botswana and South African Airways offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Phalaborwa Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Kruger National Park.
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  • Distance: 353.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Kruger National Park, South Africa?

South African Airways, Airlink and Air Botswana fly from Gaborone to Kruger National Park every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Kruger National Park via Johannesburg, Johannesburg Park, Nelspruit, and Phalaborwa in around 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Phalaborwa via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Gaborone to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Gaborone to Skukuza via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Gaborone to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Gaborone to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
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
$14
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
$24
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Phalaborwa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Hoedspruit to Kruger National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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