The cheapest times to fly from GBE to JNB are

  • July 23rd to October 14th
  • November 5th to May 6th (except the weeks of November 12th, December 10th, and December 24th)

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 GBE to JNB is early October. Prices can be as high as $178 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $176 for Thursday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Gaborone (GBE) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $176 to $178 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $176. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $177. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $177 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GBE to JNB flight.

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

GBE to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GBE to JNB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Gaborone. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.6, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JNB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GBE. Saturdays 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 $0 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $177. Return trip prices are from the JNB to GBE 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 GBE to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, Air Namibia, Airlink, British Airways, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 182 miles or 293 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GBE to JNB flight is about 1 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Gaborone and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from GBE to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code JNB
Destination airport name Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
City Johannesburg
Country South Africa
Latitude -26.1
Longitude 28.2


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