The cheapest times to fly from GBE to PBI are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of January 29th, March 5th, and March 19th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • July 2nd to August 5th

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 PBI is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $6966 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1423 for Saturday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to West Palm Beach

Flying from Gaborone (GBE) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) will usually cost between $1518 to $3862 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1562. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $4026. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2464 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2899 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GBE to PBI flight.

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

GBE to PBI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GBE to PBI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Gaborone. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PBI, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into GBE. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to West Palm Beach, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Gaborone. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $741 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2240. Return trip prices are from the PBI 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 PBI 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 11 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 PBI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from PBI
  • Usually 57.47% less expensive than PBI
  • 2-layover flights available

See GBE to MIA flights


Flight Hacking GBE to PBI

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 PBI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (GBE > JFK > PBI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $1730 (59.68%)

See GBE to IAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1298
  • Average savings: $1602 (55.24%)

See GBE to JFK flights

Hack #3: Johannesburg (GBE > JNB > PBI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1308
  • Average savings: $1591 (54.88%)

See GBE to JNB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, American, Delta, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, South African, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Palm Beach International Airport to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7893 miles or 12703 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GBE to PBI flight is about 15 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Gaborone and West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from GBE to PBI.


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 PBI
Destination airport name Palm Beach International Airport
City West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.7
Longitude -80.1


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