There are 6 ways to get from Tanzania to Botswana by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Dar es Salaam to Gaborone  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Gaborone (GBE) DAR - GBE

$267 - $439

Cheapest option

Fly Zanzibar to Gaborone  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Gaborone (GBE) ZNZ - GBE

$185 - $416

4 alternative options

Fly Zanzibar to Maun  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Maun (MUB) ZNZ - MUB

$255 - $606

Fly Dar es Salaam to Maun  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Maun (MUB) DAR - MUB

$437 - $1,509

Train, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
  2. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Francistown
  4. Take the bus from Francistown to Gaborone

Drive  •  45 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Gaborone 2108.7 miles

$270 - $400

What companies run services between Tanzania and Botswana?

South African Airways and Ethiopian Airlines fly from Dar es Salaam to Mogoditshane twice daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Zanzibar to Gaborone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Zanzibar to Gaborone via Nairobi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Zanzibar to Maun via Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Zanzibar to Gaborone via Johannesburg, Francistown
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maun via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Gaborone via Addis Ababa, Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
32 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Lusaka to Francistown
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Seabelo Group
Phone
+267 395 7078
Email
kenneth@seabelo.bw
Website
seabelo.bw
Bus from Francistown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
seabelo.bw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tanzania and Botswana is 2205 km. The road distance is 3374 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tanzania to Botswana is to fly which costs $260 - $440 and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Tanzania to Botswana is to fly which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $260 - $440.

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Tanzania to Botswana, including transfers.