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There are 4 ways to get from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta by shuttle, bus, 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

Shuttle, bus, drive via Upington

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Swakopmund to Windhoek
  2. Take the bus from Windhoek to Upington
  3. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  4. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Gaborone
  5. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun
  6. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

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Fly, drive

  1. Fly from Walvis Bay (WVB) to Maun (MUB)
  2. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

2 alternative options

Drive

  1. Drive from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta

Shuttle, bus, drive

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Swakopmund to Windhoek
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Windhoek to Gaborone
  3. Take the bus from Gaborone to Maun
  4. Drive from Maun to Okavango Delta

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

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Last updated: September 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 23h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta is to drive. Taking this option will cost $150 - $230 and takes 23h 23m.

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The distance between Swakopmund and Okavango Delta is 948 km. The road distance is 1316.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 days 12h to get from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Walvis Bay Airport to Maun Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swakopmund to Okavango Delta is 1317 km. It takes approximately 23h 23m to drive from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta.

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Air Botswana and Airlink offer flights from Walvis Bay Airport to Maun Airport.

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The best way to get from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay Airport is to drive which takes 32 min and costs $5 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta.
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  • Distance: 947.5 km
  • Duration: 2 days 12h

What companies run services between Swakopmund, Namibia and Okavango Delta, Botswana?

There is no direct connection from Swakopmund to Okavango Delta. However, you can take the drive to Swakopmund, take the shuttle to Windhoek, take the walk to Windhoek, take the bus to Upington, take the bus to Johannesburg, take the bus to Gaborone, take the bus to Maun, then take the drive to Okavango Delta. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Okavango Delta.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Walvis Bay to Maun via Capetown
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Walvis Bay to Maun via Capetown, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Walvis Bay to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Walvis Bay to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Walvis Bay to Maun via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Bus operators
Welwitschia Shuttle
Phone
+ 264 81 886 5788
Email
mandie@afol.com.na
Website
welwitschiashuttle.wheretostay.na
Shuttle from Swakopmund to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
welwitschiashuttle.wheretostay.na
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Upington
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$16 - $40
Flexi
$14 - $35
Saver
$14 - $35
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$30 - $60
Flexi
$27 - $60
Saver
$23 - $60
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
$25
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
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Windhoek to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com

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