The cheapest times to fly from CPT to GBE are

  • January 15th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • May 14th to July 1st (except the week of June 11th)
  • August 13th to September 2nd
  • October 8th to December 2nd (except the week of October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CPT to GBE is mid August. Prices can be as high as $454 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $280 for Friday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Gaborone

Flying from Cape Town (CPT) to Gaborone (GBE) will usually cost between $281 to $403 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $323. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $355. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $33 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CPT to GBE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CPT to GBE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CPT to GBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CPT to GBE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cape Town. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $97 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $288. Return trip prices are from the GBE to CPT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CPT to GBE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CPT to GBE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CPT to GBE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (CPT > JNB > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $295
  • Average savings: $54 (15.47%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CPT to GBE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, Air Namibia, Airlink, British Airways, Ethiopian, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to Cape Town International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 785 miles or 1263 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CPT to GBE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CPT to GBE flight is about 2 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Cape Town and Gaborone?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from CPT to GBE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CPT
Origination airport name Cape Town International Airport
City Cape Town
Country South Africa
Latitude -34
Longitude 18.6

Return Airport

Destination code GBE
Destination airport name Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
City Gaborone
Country Botswana
Latitude -24.6
Longitude 25.9


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