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

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Fly to Livingstone  •  2h 55m

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

$200 - $495

Cheapest option

Bus via Windhoek  •  45h 3m

  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  •  3h 47m

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

$228 - $522

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  6h 20m

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

$292 - $626

Car train, drive  •  39h 39m

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

$187 - $288

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  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

$94 - $131

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  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  •  31h 34m

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

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is to bus which costs R 1 300 - R 1 900 and takes 2 days 2h.

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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 2h 55m.

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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 45h 3m.

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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 45h 3m and costs R 1 300 - R 2 000.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m 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 2h 55m and costs R 2 800 - R 7 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R 1 300 - R 2 000 and takes 45h 3m.

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

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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: 2h 55m

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 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone via Civic Centre, Cape Town, and Windhoek in around 45h 3m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Upington, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Bloemfontein, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Kasane via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Capetown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Bellville to Klerksdorp
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
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
25h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
May - October
$218
November - April
$236
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
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
22h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
14h
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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greyhound.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
17h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Book at
res.prasa.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
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
21h 45m
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
8h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$8 - $12

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Yes, the driving distance between Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone is 2468 km. It takes approximately 31h 34m to drive from Capetown Airport (CPT) to Livingstone.

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Kenya Airways, South African Airways and British Airways offer flights from Capetown Airport to Livingstone Airport.

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