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There are 6 ways to get from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert by car, plane, taxi 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.

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Drive to Hoedspruit, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  17h 22m

  1. Drive from Lanner Gorge to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Gaborone (GBE) HDS - GBE
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

5 alternative options

Taxi, bus to Polokwane International, fly to Maun, travel  •  20h 19m

  1. Take a taxi from Lanner Gorge to Sibasa
  2. Take the bus from Sibasa to Polokwane
  3. Fly from Polokwane International (PTG) to Maun (MUB) PTG - MUB
  4. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Taxi, bus to Polokwane International, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  24h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Lanner Gorge to Sibasa
  2. Take the bus from Sibasa to Polokwane
  3. Fly from Polokwane International (PTG) to Gaborone (GBE) PTG - GBE
  4. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Hoedspruit, fly to Windhoek, travel  •  18h 27m

  1. Drive from Lanner Gorge to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Windhoek (WDH) HDS - WDH
  3. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Hoedspruit, fly to Maun, travel  •  18h 10m

  1. Drive from Lanner Gorge to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Maun (MUB) HDS - MUB
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Taxi, bus to Polokwane International, fly to Windhoek, travel  •  22h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Lanner Gorge to Sibasa
  2. Take the bus from Sibasa to Polokwane
  3. Fly from Polokwane International (PTG) to Windhoek (WDH) PTG - WDH
  4. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

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International flights leaving South Africa are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lanner Gorge and Kalahari Desert is 940 km.

It takes approximately 17h 22m to get from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Gaborone Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Air Botswana, CemAir and Airlink offer flights from Hoedspruit Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 940.2 km
  • Duration: 17h 22m

What companies run services between Lanner Gorge, South Africa and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert. However, you can take the drive to Hoedspruit airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sibasa, take the bus to Polokwane, take the taxi to Polokwane International airport, fly to Maun, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Polokwane International to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Polokwane International to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Hoedspruit to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Hoedspruit to Windhoek via Capetown
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,100
Flights from Polokwane International to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Hoedspruit to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Polokwane International to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,000
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Polokwane International to Maun via Johannesburg, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $700
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Sibasa to Polokwane
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lanner Gorge to Sibasa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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