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There are 4 ways to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Walvis Bay (WVB) BUQ - WVB

$249 - $1,234

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  39h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
  2. Take the bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
  3. Take the bus from Windhoek to Walvis Bay

$60 - $115

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  46h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
  2. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
  3. Take the train from Windhoek to Walvis Bay

Drive  •  25h 53m

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay 1152.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay is to train and bus which costs $60 - $120 and takes 39h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay is to fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 5h 18m.

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The distance between Bulawayo and Walvis Bay is 1488 km. The road distance is 1843.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bulawayo Airport to Walvis Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bulawayo to Walvis Bay is 1844 km. It takes approximately 25h 53m to drive from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay.

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Air Zimbabwe, Westair and South African Airways offer flights from Bulawayo Airport to Walvis Bay Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Walvis Bay. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo to Bulawayo Airport is to taxi which takes 21m and costs $28 - $35.

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Map of how to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay.
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  • Distance: 930.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Walvis Bay, Namibia?

South African Airways, Air Zimbabwe and Westair fly from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay twice daily.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
TransNamib Holdings LTD
Phone
+264 61 298 2302
Email
info@transnamib.com.na
Website
transnamib.com.na
Train from Windhoek to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
transnamib.com.na
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$14
Flexi
$16
Full Flexi
$19
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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