The cheapest times to fly from GBE to EWR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 EWR is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $3665 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $978 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Gaborone (GBE) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $998 to $2371 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $1141. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2527. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1386 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1580 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GBE to EWR flight.

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

GBE to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GBE to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Gaborone. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $522 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1268. Return trip prices are from the EWR 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 EWR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from GBE to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 41.08% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See GBE to JFK flights


Flight Hacking GBE to EWR

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 GBE to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1041
  • Average savings: $540 (34.15%)

See GBE to IAD flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (GBE > IAD > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1262
  • Average savings: $319 (20.16%)

See GBE to JNB flights

Hack #3: Atlanta, GA (GBE > ATL > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1304
  • Average savings: $277 (17.5%)

See GBE to ATL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Iberia, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7811 miles or 12571 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GBE to EWR flight is about 15 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Gaborone and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from GBE to EWR.


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 EWR
Destination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2


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