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There are 4 ways to get from Katima Mulilo to Kalahari Desert by bus, plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Kasane, fly to Maun, travel  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Katima Mulilo to Kazungula
  2. Fly from Kasane (BBK) to Maun (MUB) BBK - MUB
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

3 alternative options

Bus to Kasane, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  15h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Katima Mulilo to Kazungula
  2. Fly from Kasane (BBK) to Gaborone (GBE) BBK - GBE
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Victoria Falls, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  13h 37m

  1. Drive from Katima Mulilo to Victoria Falls
  2. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Gaborone (GBE) VFA - GBE
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Victoria Falls, fly to Windhoek, travel  •  14h 32m

  1. Drive from Katima Mulilo to Victoria Falls
  2. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Windhoek (WDH) VFA - WDH
  3. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

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Last updated: December 6 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Katima Mulilo and Kalahari Desert is 656 km.

It takes approximately 11h 39m to get from Katima Mulilo to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kasane Airport to Maun Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Air Botswana offers flights from Kasane Airport to Maun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Katima Mulilo to Kalahari Desert.
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  • Distance: 655.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 39m

What companies run services between Katima Mulilo, Namibia and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Katima Mulilo to Kalahari Desert. However, you can take the bus to Kazungula, take the drive to Kasane airport, fly to Maun, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Kazungula, take the drive to Kasane airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Kasane to Maun
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Flights from Kasane to Gaborone via Francistown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Kasane to Gaborone via Maun
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Airbus France
Website
airbus.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
Mazhandu Family Bus Service
Phone
+260 977794889
Bus from Katima Mulilo to Kazungula
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours

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