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

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Fly from Johannesburg  •  4h 38m

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

$216 - $407

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Bus to Gaborone, fly  •  6h 41m

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

$214 - $474

3 alternative options

Bus  •  15h 25m

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

Shuttle, bus  •  20h 5m

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

Drive  •  14h 33m

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Maun 752.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Maun is to drive which costs R 1 600 - R 2 400 and takes 14h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Maun is to fly which costs R 3 100 - R 6 000 and takes 4h 38m.

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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 1203.4 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 38m 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 38m and costs R 3 100 - 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 40m.

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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: 523.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

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

South African Airways and Air Botswana fly from Johannesburg to Maun 3 times a day. 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
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun via Kasane
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Gaborone to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $460
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
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 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16
Flexi
$19
Full Flexi
$23
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Maun is 1203 km. It takes approximately 14h 33m to drive from Johannesburg to Maun.

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South African Airways and Air Botswana offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Maun Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Maun. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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