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

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Fly  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) GBE - PLZ

$102 - $263

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Bus, car train  •  25h 53m

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

$33 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus InterCape  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth

$49 - $69

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  21h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Jonannesburg to Port Elizabeth

$44 - $59

Drive, car train  •  22h 24m

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Kroonstad
  2. Take the car train from Kroonstad to Port Elizabeth

$56 - $94

Drive  •  16h 27m

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth 785.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth is to bus and car train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 25h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth is to fly which costs $100 - $270 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth. However, there are services departing from Gaborone and arriving at Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 45m.

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The distance between Gaborone and Port Elizabeth is 1035 km. The road distance is 1256.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth without a car is to bus which takes 20h 45m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs $100 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 20h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Gaborone Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Gaborone to Port Elizabeth bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Port Elizabeth station.

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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth.
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  • Distance: 647 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

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

South African Airways, Airlink and five other airlines fly from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg in around 20h 45m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Kroonstad to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $35
Car train from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$30 - $45
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 Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Jonannesburg to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Port Elizabeth is 1257 km. It takes approximately 16h 27m to drive from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth.

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Mango, Air Botswana, British Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Gaborone Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport.

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There are 375+ hotels available in Port Elizabeth. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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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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