There are 5 ways to get from Gaborone to Namibia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Windhoek  •  2 h 12 min

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

$140 - $380

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Bus  •  30 h 40 min

  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

3 alternative options

Fly to Walvis Bay  •  4 h 40 min

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

$130 - $750

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  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  •  14 h 52 min

  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 30 h 40 min.

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

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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 30 h 40 min.

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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 30 h 40 min and costs $75 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min 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 2 h 12 min and costs $140 - $380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $130 and takes 30 h 40 min.

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

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

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

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

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

What companies run services between Gaborone, Botswana and Namibia?

Air Namibia 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 30 h 40 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Gaborone to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Gaborone to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Gaborone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
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
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
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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