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There are 2 ways to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park by plane or car train

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Fly

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Mfuwe (MFU)

1 alternative option

Car train, travel

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
  2. Travel from Springfontein to South Luangwa National Park

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Last updated: July 4 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park is to fly which costs R 5 000 - R 12 000 and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park is to fly which costs R 5 000 - R 12 000 and takes 11h 35m.

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The distance between Cape Town and South Luangwa National Park is 2669 km.

The best way to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park without a car is to car train and travel which takes 2 days 10h and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 35m to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Mfuwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 20m and has two stopovers.

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CemAir, British Airways, Safair and two other airlines offer flights from Capetown Airport to Mfuwe Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in South Luangwa National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 298.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park.
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  • Distance: 2668.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 35m

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and South Luangwa National Park, Zambia?

CemAir, Proflight Zambia and four other airlines fly from Cape Town to South Luangwa National Park every 4 hours.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via George, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via Upington, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via East London, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Capetown to Mfuwe via Kimberley, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $40

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