Cheapest Flights to Botswana

Flights to Botswana in 2021

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High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

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Best time to find cheapest flights, 2% potential price drop

Average price

R2 459

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R2 157

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Botswana

One-way from


One-way flight from Johannesburg to Botswana

Cheapest prices for Botswana flights by month

At the moment, the cheapest month to fly to Botswana is December; April being the most expensive. Prices vary according to several factors, such as booking in advance, airline and airports and departure times.

When is the best time to fly to Botswana?

Peak season

The peak season for tourism in Botswana runs from July to October, when the country receives little rain, making safaris the number one activity. If you plan to visit Botswana during high season, be sure to book your airline tickets and accommodation well in advance to avoid the risk of overpaying for late bookings.

Off Season 

The low tourist season in Botswana, which runs from January to March, may be one of the best times to book a cheapest flight, as the rains and rising humidity diminish the crowds. Traveling to Botswana during the low season also means that flight prices and accommodation fees may be lower than during the high season.

When is the best time to book a flight to Botswana?

April to June and November to December are good times to travel to Botswana, as flights and accommodation rates may be the lowest. By booking your cheapest flights to Botswana to take place during those months, you will get the best deals on flights and accommodation and also ensure that you will have fewer crowds.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Botswana?

The cheapest flights to Botswana are usually found when departing on a Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.

How long is the flight to Botswana?
Johannesburg to Gaborone 55 minutes
Durban to Gaborone 1 hour 20 minutes
Cape Town to Gaborone 2 hours

Which airlines operate flights to Botswana?

Ethiopian Airlines, Air Botswana and South African Airways are three of the main airlines that operate cheapest flights to and from Botswana. You may find that one airline offers more comfort on board, while another may be more suited to your budget needs. Go ahead and compare the different offers on offers from various airlines and be sure to check the variable flight dates to help you find the cheapest offer on flights to and from Botswana.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Upon arriving at Gaborone International Airport, you can take a taxi to the city center. Using a taxi is usually the quickest and easiest way to get between the airport and the city center. Since there is not a wide variety of public transport available at the airport, taking a private taxi or using a shuttle service (if your hotel of choice offers this service) are two of the best options for getting to the city of Gaborone from airport.