There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Etosha National Park by plane, shuttle or bus

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 Ondangwa, travel  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Ondangwa (OND) JNB - OND
  2. Travel from Ondangwa to Etosha National Park

Cheapest option

Bus, Private transfer  •  35 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington
  2. Take the bus from Upington to Windhoek
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek Airport to Okaukuejo Camp

$376 - $422

1 alternative option

Fly to Windhoek, Private transfer  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Windhoek (WDH) JNB - WDH
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek Airport to Okaukuejo Camp

$425 - $456

Questions & Answers

The distance between Johannesburg and Etosha National Park is 1472 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to get from Johannesburg to Etosha National Park, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Ondangwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Airlink, Air Namibia and Westair offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Ondangwa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Etosha National Park.
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  • Distance: 919.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 14 min

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Etosha National Park, Namibia?

There is no direct connection from Johannesburg to Etosha National Park. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Ondangwa, then take the travel to Etosha National Park. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Windhoek, take the walk to Windhoek Airport, take the Private transfer to Okaukuejo Camp, then take the travel to Etosha National Park.

Airlines
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Ondangwa via Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Johannesburg to Ondangwa via Walvis Bay, Eros
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Bus operators
Sunshine Tours
Website
sunshinenam.com
Shuttle from Windhoek Airport to Okaukuejo Camp
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$309
Schedules at
sunshinenam.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
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

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