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Namibia


Getting to Namibia

how to get to paradise

Driving
Most of the land border posts close at night (notably Ngoma in the Caprivi region and Buitepos on the Trans-Kalahari), so either time yourself well or prepare to camp near the border. However the border officials tend to be friendly and efficient. The two main border posts from South Africa (Ariamsvlei & Noordower) are open 24 hours. We have compiled a complete list of border posts and opening times visit.
Bus
Intercape Mainliner buses offer a service to Namibia from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Victoria Falls. Visit the Intercape Bus page for bookings and information including routes and timetables.
Train
Namibia does not have over border trains.

A number of airlines fly into and out of Namibia. Since we don't sell airline tickets, we suggest you contact the airlines directly, or talk to your local travel agent.

  • Air Namibia
  • British Airways / Comair
  • South African Airways
Please note that it is often cheaper to fly to Johannesburg or Cape Town and catch a connecting flight.

Windhoek has two airports the International Airport and the smaller Eros Airport. International flights only arrive at the International Airport (which is situated 40km outside of Windhoek) - but if you are on a regional flight it is worth making sure at which airport you will be arriving.

Walvis Bay is the main port in Namibia, you may be able to gain passage on a cargo vessel.