There are 8 ways to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone 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  •  2 h 55 min

  1. CPT - LVI

$200 - $495

Cheapest option

Bus via Windhoek  •  43 h 28 min

$105 - $145

6 alternative options

Fly to Victoria Falls  •  3 h 47 min

  1. CPT - VFA

$228 - $522

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. CPT - BBK

$292 - $626

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  37 h 29 min

  1. Greyhound

Car train, drive  •  39 h 49 min

$191 - $276

Train, bus  •  45 h 19 min

Drive  •  31 h 34 min

  1. 1542.6 miles

$280 - $420

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, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, and Victoria Falls in around 37 h 29 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
$23 - $35
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $55
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
$245
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Bus operators
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
$40 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Capetown Airport (CPT) and Livingstone is 1933 km. The road distance is 2468 km.

The cheapest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to bus which costs R 1 300 - R 1 900 and takes 43 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs R 2 500 - R 6 500.

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 43 h 28 min.

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