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There are 4 ways to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru by bus, train or car

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  1. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bulawayo to Gweru

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  1. Drive from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) and Gweru is 140 km. The road distance is 169.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru without a car is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru is to bus which takes 2h 27m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru is 169 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru.

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There are two+ hotels available in Gweru. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bulawayo Airport (BUQ) to Gweru.
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  • Distance: 139.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Bulawayo Airport (BUQ), Zimbabwe and Gweru, Zimbabwe?

Bravo Tours operates a bus from Bulawayo to Gweru once daily, and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, NRZ operates a train from Bulawayo to Gweru 3 times a week, and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
Bravo Tours
Phone
+263 713 800001
Email
info@bravotours.co.zw
Website
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw
Eagle Liner Coaches
Phone
+263 77 7 057 085
Email
customerservices@eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Website
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Bus from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw

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