There are 5 ways to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek 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

  1. BUQ - WDH

$239 - $634

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  34 h 6 min

$40 - $75

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  33 h 28 min

$50 - $75

Bus  •  40 h 15 min

$114 - $187

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  1. 929.2 miles

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

South African Airways, Air Zimbabwe and three other airlines fly from Bulawayo to Windhoek 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington in around 40 h 15 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Harare
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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
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
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulawayo and Windhoek is 1220 km. The road distance is 1487 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek is to train and bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 34 h 6 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Bulawayo to Windhoek. However, there are services departing from Bulawayo and arriving at Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 15 min.

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