There are 4 ways to get from Namibia to Botswana by plane, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly  •  2h 13m

  1. Fly from Windhoek (WDH) to Gaborone (GBE) WDH - GBE

$150 - $300

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Shuttle  •  13h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek to Gaborone

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus  •  32h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Windhoek to Upington
  2. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$67 - $97

Drive  •  14h 37m

  1. Drive from Windhoek to Gaborone 1100.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Namibia to Botswana is to shuttle which costs $22 - $29 and takes 13h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Namibia to Botswana is to fly which costs $150 - $300 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Namibia to Botswana. However, there are services departing from Windhoek and arriving at Gaborone via Upington and Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 35m.

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The distance between Namibia and Botswana is 743 km. The road distance is 1100.2 km.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Botswana without a car is to bus which takes 32h 35m and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Namibia to Botswana, including transfers.

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Namibia to Botswana bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Windhoek station.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Botswana is to fly which takes 2h 13m and costs $150 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 32h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Windhoek Airport to Gaborone Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Namibia to Botswana.
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  • Distance: 742.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

What companies run services between Namibia and Botswana?

Air Namibia and South African Airways fly from Windhoek to Mogoditshane twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windhoek to Gaborone via Upington and Johannesburg in around 32h 35m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Windhoek to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Windhoek to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Upington
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$14
Flexi
$17
Full Flexi
$19
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Windhoek to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com
1PAX
$22 - $29

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Namibia to Botswana bus services, operated by AT and T Monnakgotla, arrive at Gaborone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Namibia to Botswana is 1100 km. It takes approximately 14h 37m to drive from Namibia to Botswana.

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Air Namibia and South African Airways offer flights from Windhoek Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Windhoek Airport is to drive which takes 28 min and costs .

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