There are 8 ways to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone by plane, car, car train, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Livingstone  •  2 h 55 min

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

$200 - $495

Cheapest option

Bus via Windhoek  •  45 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Windhoek
  2. Take the bus from Windhoek to Livingstone

$94 - $137

6 alternative options

Fly to Victoria Falls  •  3 h 47 min

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

$228 - $522

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  6 h 20 min

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

$292 - $626

Car train, drive  •  39 h 39 min

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

$187 - $289

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone

$96 - $139

Train, bus  •  2 days 8 h

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

$256 - $312

Drive  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone 1542.6 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to bus which costs R 1 300 - R 2 000 and takes 45 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to fly which costs R 2 800 - R 7 500 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone. However, there are services departing from Cape Town CPT Airport and arriving at Livingstone via Cape Town and Windhoek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 3 min.

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The distance between Capetown Airport (CPT) and Livingstone is 1933 km. The road distance is 2468.1 km.

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The best way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone without a car is to bus which takes 45 h 3 min and costs R 1 300 - R 2 000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone, including transfers.

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Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Cape Town station.

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The best way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs R 2 800 - R 7 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 1 300 - R 2 000 and takes 45 h 3 min.

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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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Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Livingstone station.

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Map of how to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone.
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  • Distance: 1208.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Capetown Airport (CPT), South Africa and Livingstone, Zambia?

Kenya Airways, South African Airways and British Airways fly from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone via Civic Centre, Cape Town, and Windhoek in around 45 h 3 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 Bellville to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
21 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $50
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
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$219
November - April
$237
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 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 Livingstone
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
citiliner.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
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$8 - $13

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