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There are 6 ways to get from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta by plane, car, taxi, shuttle 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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Fly from Nelspruit, drive  •  13h 5m

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Maun (MUB) MQP - MUB
  2. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

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Taxi to Skukuza, fly, drive  •  28h 25m

  1. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Skukuza
  2. Fly from Skukuza (SZK) to Maun (MUB) SZK - MUB
  3. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

Taxi to Hoedspruit, fly, drive  •  29h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Nelspruit to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Maun (MUB) HDS - MUB
  3. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

Shuttle, bus, drive  •  29h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nelspruit to OR Tambo International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun
  4. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

Bus, drive  •  29h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  3. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun
  4. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

Drive  •  24h 16m

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta 1339.6 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Botswana

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Botswana due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

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: September 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta is to drive which costs R 3 300 - R 4 900 and takes 24h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta is to fly and drive which costs R 4 500 - R 13 000 and takes 13h 5m.

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The distance between Nelspruit and Okavango Delta is 1078 km. The road distance is 1339.6 km.

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It takes approximately 13h 5m to get from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nelspruit Airport to Maun Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelspruit to Okavango Delta is 1340 km. It takes approximately 24h 16m to drive from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta.

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Air Botswana and Airlink offer flights from Nelspruit Airport to Maun Airport.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Nelspruit Airport is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs R 310 - R 370.

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Map of how to get from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta.
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  • Distance: 1077.6 km
  • Duration: 13h 5m

What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Okavango Delta, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Nelspruit to Okavango Delta. However, you can take the taxi to Nelspruit airport, fly to Maun, then take the drive to Okavango Delta. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Skukuza airport, fly to Maun, then take the drive to Okavango Delta.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Capetown
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,200
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Nelspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Skukuza to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Hoedspruit to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Bus operators
LimeTime Shuttle
Phone
087 094 9444
Website
limetimeshuttle.co.za
Shuttle from Nelspruit to OR Tambo International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
limetimeshuttle.co.za
AT and T Monnakgotla
Phone
267 3995900
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Gaborone to Maun
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$21
Flexi
$23
Full Flexi
$26
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$16 - $19
Flexi
$19 - $23
Full Flexi
$22 - $27
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nelspruit to Skukuza
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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