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There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Maun by plane, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly from Johannesburg  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maun (MUB) JNB - MUB

$45 - $388

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Bus to Gaborone, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Tlokweng
  2. Fly from Gaborone (GBE) to Maun (MUB) GBE - MUB

$29 - $274

3 alternative options

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  2. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun

Drive  •  13h 43m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Maun 1145.7 km

$110 - $160

Shuttle, bus  •  28h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  2. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Maun is to bus and fly which costs R 420 - R 4 100 and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Maun is to fly which costs R 650 - R 6 000 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Maun. However, there are services departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Maun via Gaborone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 25m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Maun is 838 km. The road distance is 1145.7 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Maun without a car is to bus which takes 15h 25m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Johannesburg to Maun, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Maun is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs R 650 - R 6 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 25m.

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

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Maun.
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  • Distance: 837.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

Airlink and Air Botswana fly from Johannesburg to Maun 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Maun via Gaborone in around 15h 25m.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Gaborone to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $260
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Tlokweng
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Maun
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
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
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$17
Flexi
$20
Full Flexi
$23
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Maun is 1146 km. It takes approximately 13h 43m to drive from Johannesburg to Maun.

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

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There are 42+ hotels available in Maun. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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