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There are 3 ways to get from Johannesburg to Gaborone by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Gaborone 235 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Park to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Gaborone (GBE) JNB - GBE

$101 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Gaborone is to bus which costs R 202 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Gaborone is to train and fly which costs R 1 400 - R 4 200 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Gaborone. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Gaborone is 275 km. The road distance is 376.1 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Gaborone without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 25 min and costs R 202.

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The bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone takes 4 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Gaborone Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Johannesburg to Gaborone bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, arrive at Gaborone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Gaborone is 376 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Johannesburg to Gaborone.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Gaborone.
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  • Distance: 171.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

AT and T Monnakgotla operates a bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min. InterCape also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
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 Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$23

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Airlink, South African Airways and Air Botswana offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Gaborone. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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