There are 9 ways to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by plane, car, car train, bus or train

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 to Livingstone  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Livingstone (LVI) CPT - LVI

$196 - $501

Cheapest option

Car train, bus, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

$66 - $114

7 alternative options

Fly to Victoria Falls  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Victoria Falls (VFA) CPT - VFA

$207 - $510

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Kasane (BBK) CPT - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Victoria Falls

Car train, drive  •  39 h 45 min

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Klerksdorp
  2. Drive from Klerksdorp to Victoria Falls

$142 - $239

Bus  •  44 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Windhoek
  2. Take the bus from Windhoek to Victoria Falls

$81 - $128

Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

$80 - $111

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Musina
  4. Take the train from Beit Bridge to Bulawayo
  5. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Drive  •  31 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Victoria Falls 1536.8 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls is to bus and train which costs R 1 100 - R 1 600 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls is to fly which costs R 2 700 - R 7 500 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Cape Town and Victoria Falls is 1925 km. The road distance is 2458.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Capetown Airport to Livingstone Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls.
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  • Distance: 1203 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe?

Kenya Airways, South African Airways and British Airways fly from Cape Town to Victoria Falls 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cape Town to Victoria Falls via Windhoek and Victoria Falls in around 44 h 2 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Upington, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Kimberley, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Car train from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
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
Train from Beit Bridge to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$222
November - April
$240
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Musina
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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