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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Windhoek  •  2h 12m

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Windhoek (WDH) GBE - WDH

$140 - $380

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Bus  •  30h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington
  3. Take the bus from Upington to Windhoek

$79 - $129

4 alternative options

Fly to Walvis Bay  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Walvis Bay (WVB) GBE - WVB

$130 - $750

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Kasane (BBK) GBE - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Katima Mulilo

Train, bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Gaborone to Francistown
  2. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
  4. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek

Drive  •  14h 52m

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Windhoek 687.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Namibia is to bus which costs $75 - $130 and takes 30h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Namibia is to fly which costs $140 - $380 and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gaborone to Namibia. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 40m.

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The distance between Gaborone and Namibia is 887 km. The road distance is 1099.5 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Namibia without a car is to bus which takes 30h 40m and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Gaborone to Namibia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Namibia is to fly which takes 2h 12m and costs $140 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 30h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Gaborone Airport to Windhoek Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Gaborone to Namibia bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Windhoek station.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Namibia.
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  • Distance: 554.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Namibia?

Air Namibia, Airlink and South African Airways fly from Gaborone to Windhoek once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington in around 30h 40m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Gaborone to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Gaborone to Kasane via Maun
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Gaborone to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Gaborone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Gaborone to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Gaborone to Francistown
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
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
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$23
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Namibia is 1100 km. It takes approximately 14h 52m to drive from Gaborone to Namibia.

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Air Namibia, Airlink and South African Airways offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Windhoek Airport.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Gaborone Airport is to drive which takes 13m and costs .

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