There are 7 ways to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls by plane, car, bus, car train 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

$198 - $500

Cheapest option

Car train, drive  •  40 h 53 min

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

$146 - $231

5 alternative options

Fly to Victoria Falls  •  6 h 9 min

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

$209 - $509

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

Bus  •  35 h 53 min

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

Train, bus  •  43 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Drive  •  31 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Victoria Falls 1536.8 miles

$230 - $350

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 Johannesburg and Johannesburg in around 35 h 53 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 Bloemfontein, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 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
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
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 Bellville to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$261
Schedules at
premierclasse.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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Book at
res.prasa.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cape Town to Victoria Falls?

The distance between Cape Town and Victoria Falls is 1925 km. The road distance is 2459 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls?

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls is to car train and drive which costs R 1 700 - R 2 800 and takes 40 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls?

The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs R 2 300 - R 6 000.

Is there a direct bus between Cape Town and Victoria Falls?

No, there is no direct bus from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. However, there are services departing from Cape Town and arriving at Victoria Falls via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Cape Town to Victoria Falls?

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