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There are 2 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Kalahari Desert by plane

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 to Maun, travel  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maun (MUB) JNB - MUB
  2. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

1 alternative option

Fly to Gaborone, travel  •  9h 37m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Gaborone (GBE) JNB - GBE
  2. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

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Last updated: December 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Kalahari Desert is 720 km.

It takes approximately 8h 55m to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Maun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Airlink and Air Botswana offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Maun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Kalahari Desert.
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  • Distance: 719.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 55m

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Kalahari Desert. However, you can fly to Maun then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can fly to Gaborone then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $190
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250

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