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

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Fly  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Windhoek (WDH) BUQ - WDH

$239 - $634

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  34h 6m

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

$47 - $80

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  33h 43m

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

$57 - $80

Drive  •  19h 23m

  1. Drive from Bulawayo to Windhoek 929.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek is to train and bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 33h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 6h 5m.

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The distance between Bulawayo and Windhoek is 1220 km. The road distance is 1486.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bulawayo Airport to Windhoek Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bulawayo to Windhoek is 1487 km. It takes approximately 19h 23m to drive from Bulawayo to Windhoek.

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Fastjet, Air Zimbabwe, Air Namibia and South African Airways offer flights from Bulawayo Airport to Windhoek Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Windhoek. Prices start at $39 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 Windhoek.
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  • Distance: 762.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and Windhoek, Namibia?

South African Airways, Fastjet and three other airlines fly from Bulawayo to Windhoek 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Harare
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg, Gaborone
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
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
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
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

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