There are 5 ways to get from Bulawayo to Lusaka by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Bulawayo  •  5 h 1 min

  1. BUQ - LUN

$139 - $624

Cheapest option

Train, bus AT and T Monnakgotla  •  21 h 4 min

$26

3 alternative options

Bus to Harare, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. HRE - LUN

$125 - $495

Train, bus Shalom Bus Services  •  19 h 58 min

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. 500.1 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Lusaka, Zambia?

South African Airways, Rwandair Express and five other airlines fly from Bulawayo to Lusaka every 4 hours.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Lusaka via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Lusaka via Harare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Lusaka via Harare
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Lusaka via Harare
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Lusaka via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
InterCape
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Victoria Falls to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Francistown to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulawayo and Lusaka is 528 km. The road distance is 800 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Lusaka is to train and bus which costs $26 and takes 21 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Lusaka is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $130 - $650.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Bulawayo to Lusaka, including transfers.