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

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$239 - $634

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  34 h 6 min

  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  •  33 h 43 min

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

$57 - $80

Drive  •  19 h 23 min

  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 33 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulawayo to Windhoek is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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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 6 h 10 min 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 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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There are 169+ hotels available in Windhoek. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bulawayo to Bulawayo Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min 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: 6 h 10 min

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.

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 and Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
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
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Bulawayo to Windhoek via Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
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
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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