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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 Maun, travel  •  31h 48m

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

5 alternative options

Drive to Hoedspruit, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  17h 9m

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

Drive to Skukuza, fly to Maun, travel  •  33h 39m

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

Taxi, bus to Polokwane, fly to Maun, travel  •  20h 29m

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

Taxi, bus to Polokwane, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  22h 50m

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

Drive to Hoedspruit, fly to Windhoek, travel  •  18h 44m

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

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

Domestic travel is restricted within Botswana due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

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 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

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

It takes approximately 31h 48m to get from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Maun Airport. The quickest flight takes 22h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lanner Gorge to Kalahari Desert.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 940.2 km
  • Duration: 31h 48m

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 Maun, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Hoedspruit airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Flights from Hoedspruit to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Capetown
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Nelspruit, Capetown
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Polokwane to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Hoedspruit to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Polokwane to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg, Maun
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lanner Gorge to Sibasa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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