How to get from Pretoria to Gaborone

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Recommended option

Train, fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Gaborone (GBE) JNB - GBE

$105 - $291

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone

$23 - $51

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Gaborone 230 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Gaborone, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Pretoria to Gaborone. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the drive to Gaborone. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pretoria to Gaborone via Park and Johannesburg in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$18
Flexi
$22
Full Flexi
$27
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pretoria and Gaborone is 259 km. The road distance is 368 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Gaborone is to train and bus which costs R 290 - R 650 and takes 9 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Gaborone is to train and fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs R 1 300 - R 3 700.

It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Pretoria to Gaborone, including transfers.