There are 5 ways to get from Polokwane to Botswana by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$37 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Pietersburg to Johannesburg Gjh1304 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$33 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus via Pietersburg  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Pietersburg to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$34 - $41

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Polokwane to Gaborone 355 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Polokwane (PTG) to Gaborone (GBE) PTG - GBE

$169 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Polokwane to Botswana is to bus which costs R 430 - R 550 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Polokwane to Botswana is to fly which costs R 2 200 - R 3 400 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The distance between Polokwane and Botswana is 504 km. The road distance is 568.1 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Polokwane to Botswana, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Polokwane to Botswana. However, there are services departing from Pietersburg and arriving at Gaborone via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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What companies run services between Polokwane, South Africa and Botswana?

You can take a bus from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg in around 10 h. Alternatively, South African Airways and Air Botswana fly from Polokwane to Mogoditshane twice daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Polokwane to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Polokwane to Johanessburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
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
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$17
Flexi
$21
Full Flexi
$25
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pietersburg to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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