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

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Fly  •  4 h 23 min

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

$284 - $971

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Bus Greyhound ZA  •  21 h 10 min

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

$44 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus InterCape  •  20 h 45 min

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

$49 - $69

Bus, train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaborone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Berlin
  3. Take the bus from King William's Town to Port Elizabeth

Drive  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth 785.5 miles

$120 - $180

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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 20 h 45 min.

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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 20 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min 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 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Gaborone Airport to Port Elizabeth Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min 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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Yes, the driving distance between Gaborone to Port Elizabeth is 1257 km. It takes approximately 16 h 27 min 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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Map of how to get from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth.
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  • Distance: 647 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

South African Airways, Mango 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 20 h 45 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, East London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Gaborone to Port Elizabeth via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $40
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 Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
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
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from King William's Town to Port Elizabeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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There are 312+ hotels available in Port Elizabeth. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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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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