The cheapest times to fly from HOU to GBE are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of March 5th)
  • September 24th to November 18th (except the week of October 1st)
  • early December

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 HOU to GBE is late January. Prices can be as high as $5513 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1230 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Gaborone

Flying from Houston, TX (HOU) to Gaborone (GBE) will usually cost between $1232 to $4724 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1231. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2088 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HOU to GBE flight.

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

HOU to GBE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HOU to GBE flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to GBE, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into HOU. 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 $598 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2126. Return trip prices are from the GBE to HOU 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 HOU to GBE can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HOU 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 HOU to GBE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1111
  • Average savings: $977 (46.78%)

See HOU to JNB flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (HOU > BOS > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1225
  • Average savings: $863 (41.34%)

See HOU to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (HOU > JFK > GBE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1306
  • Average savings: $782 (37.44%)

See HOU to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Botswana, Delta, JetBlue, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sir Seretse Khama International Airport to William P Hobby Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8839 miles or 14225 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HOU to GBE flight is about 16 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Gaborone?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HOU
Origination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

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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