There are 5 ways to get from Gaborone to Lusaka by plane, bus, 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  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Lusaka (LUN) GBE - LUN

$294 - $942

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gaborone to Francistown
  2. Take the bus from Francistown to Lusaka

$32

3 alternative options

Bus via Francistown  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Francistown
  2. Take the bus from Francistown to Lusaka

$34 - $36

Bus Juldan Motors  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka

$62

Drive  •  17 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Lusaka 892.4 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Lusaka is to train and bus which costs $33 and takes 22 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Lusaka is to fly which costs $290 - $950 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gaborone to Lusaka. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Lusaka via Francistown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between Gaborone and Lusaka is 1058 km. The road distance is 1427.9 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Lusaka without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 30 min and costs $34 - $36.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Gaborone to Lusaka, including transfers.

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Gaborone to Lusaka bus services, operated by Seabelo Group, depart from Gaborone station.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Lusaka is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $290 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $34 - $36 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Lusaka.
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  • Distance: 661.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Lusaka, Zambia?

South African Airways, Rwandair Express and Air Botswana fly from Gaborone to Lusaka every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Lusaka via Francistown in around 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Lusaka via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Bus operators
Seabelo Group
Phone
+267 395 7078
Email
kenneth@seabelo.bw
Website
seabelo.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
seabelo.bw
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Francistown to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
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
$24
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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