There are 5 ways to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay by plane, train, bus 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  •  5 h 18 min

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

$249 - $1,234

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  39 h 56 min

  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

$67 - $120

3 alternative options

Bus  •  46 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington
  3. Take the bus from Upington to Windhoek
  4. Take the bus from Windhoek to Walvis Bay

$116 - $209

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  46 h 28 min

  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  •  25 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay 1152.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay is to train and bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 39 h 56 min.

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

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The distance between Bulawayo and Walvis Bay is 1488 km. The road distance is 1844 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay. However, there are services departing from Bulawayo and arriving at Walvis Bay via Johannesburg, Upington and Windhoek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 5 min.

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

South African Airways, flyafrica and two other airlines fly from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg, Upington, and Windhoek in around 46 h 5 min.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Walvis Bay via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice 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
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
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
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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