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There are 3 ways to get from Stellenbosch to Kalahari Desert by train 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.

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Train, fly to Gaborone, travel  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stellenbosch to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Gaborone (GBE) CPT - GBE
  3. Travel from Gaborone to Kalahari Desert

2 alternative options

Train, fly to Windhoek, travel  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the train from Stellenbosch to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Windhoek (WDH) CPT - WDH
  3. Travel from Windhoek to Kalahari Desert

Train, fly to Maun, travel  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the train from Stellenbosch to Cape Town
  2. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Maun (MUB) CPT - MUB
  3. Travel from Maun to Kalahari Desert

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Botswana

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Botswana. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Botswana.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Botswana.

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: January 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Stellenbosch and Kalahari Desert is 1254 km.

It takes approximately 15h 22m to get from Stellenbosch to Kalahari Desert, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Gaborone Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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British Airways and Air Botswana offer flights from Capetown Airport to Gaborone Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stellenbosch to Kalahari Desert.
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  • Distance: 1253.6 km
  • Duration: 15h 22m

What companies run services between Stellenbosch, South Africa and Kalahari Desert, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Stellenbosch to Kalahari Desert. However, you can take the train to Cape Town, take the walk to Civic Centre, take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Gaborone, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert. Alternatively, you can take the train to Cape Town, take the walk to Civic Centre, take the bus to Cape Town CPT Airport, take the walk to Capetown airport, fly to Windhoek, then take the travel to Kalahari Desert.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Capetown to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Capetown to Maun
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Capetown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Capetown to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Train operators
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Stellenbosch to Cape Town
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
$1 - $2

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