Sir Seretse Khama Airport in Gaborone is Botswana’s major airport. International flights to Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, and Ethiopia are available. Maun’s airport is also accessible through Johannesburg, Cape Town, or Gaborone, as well as once a day (in summer 2009) from Windhoek, Namibia. The distance between Gaborone to Maun is about 1,000 kilometers. Maun is a popular tourist destination.
Airlines that fly to Gaborone are.
- Air Botswana. Harare, Victoria Falls, Lusaka, Johannesburg, Cape Town.
- Airlink. Johannesburg.
- Ethiopian airlines. via Addis Ababa. to Europe, Asia, Africa.
- Kenya airways. Via Nairobi to Europe. Asia, Africa.
- TAAG Angola airlines. Luanda.
- South African express. Johannesburg.
Botswana has numerous road entrance points: Gaborone in the south, which provides access from Johannesburg; Namibia in the west; Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe in the north; and Francistown in the east, which provides access from Harare. All highways have excellent access, and the major roads in Botswana are paved and well maintained.
The Kopfontein/Tlokweng border crossing is perhaps the busiest from South Africa, since it is just a few minutes from Botswana’s capital. As a consequence, it is open for an extended length of time and sees a high volume of trucks.
Coming from Namibia, you may take the Trans-Kalahari Highway north to Maun or south to Lobatse.
By international bus
A six-hour bus ride from Johannesburg to Gaborone is available on a regular basis. Intercape Mainliner is one of the bus companies that travels from Gaborone to Johannesburg.
There are other buses that go from Gaborone to Zimbabwe. and from Gaborone to Namibia’s Windhoek.
- Monnakgotla travel have buses two times a week from Gaborone to Windhoek Namibia.
- Metrolyn bus lines have buses from Gaborone to Harare Zimbabwe.
- T J Motlogelwa Expess have buses from Gaborone to Johannesburg two times per day.
From Kazungula in Zambia, you may take a ferry over the Zambezi River to the town of the same name in Botswana.