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There are 6 ways to get from Mutare to Kalahari Desert by car, plane or train

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

Recommended option

Drive to Beira, fly to Maun, travel

  1. Drive from Mutare to Beira
  2. Fly from Beira (BEW) to Maun (MUB)
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

5 alternative options

Drive to Chimoio, fly to Maun, travel

  1. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio
  2. Fly from Chimoio (VPY) to Maun (MUB)
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Train to Harare, fly to Maun, travel

  1. Take the train from Mutare to Harare
  2. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Maun (MUB)
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Chimoio, fly to Gaborone, travel

  1. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio
  2. Fly from Chimoio (VPY) to Gaborone (GBE)
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

Drive to Beira, fly to Gaborone, travel

  1. Drive from Mutare to Beira
  2. Fly from Beira (BEW) to Gaborone (GBE)
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

Train to Harare, fly to Gaborone, travel

  1. Take the train from Mutare to Harare
  2. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Gaborone (GBE)
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

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Last updated: December 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

It is approximately 1195 km to get from Mutare to Kalahari Desert.

It takes approximately 26h 15m to get from Mutare to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Beira Airport to Maun Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 10m and has one stopover.

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Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, Air Botswana and Airlink offer flights from Beira Airport to Maun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mutare to Kalahari Desert.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1194.5 km
  • Duration: 26h 15m

What companies run services between Mutare, Zimbabwe and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Mutare to Kalahari Desert. However, you can take the drive to Beira airport, fly to Maun, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chimoio airport, fly to Maun, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Beira to Maun via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Beira to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Beira to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Inhambane, Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Maputo, Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Harare to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Chimoio to Gaborone via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Harare to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Harare to Gaborone via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Beira to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Beira to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $850
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Maputo, Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $850
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Maputo, Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Chimoio to Maun via Maputo, Harare, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Harare to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $750
Flights from Chimoio to Gaborone via Maputo, Vilankulu, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Flights from Chimoio to Gaborone via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Beira to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $350
Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mutare to Harare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$7
2nd Class Sleeper
$5
Economy
$4

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