There are 5 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo by plane, train, bus or car

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  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Bulawayo (BUQ) DAR - BUQ

$505 - $1,644

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Johanneburg  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
  2. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  4. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo

$117 - $137

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
  2. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Victoria Falls
  4. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo

Train, Kafue  •  5 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
  2. Take the Kafue from Kapiri Mposhi to Livingstone
  3. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo

Drive  •  38 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo 1716.5 miles

$220 - $330

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe?

South African Airways and Air Zimbabwe fly from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo via New Kapiri Mposhi, Kapiri Mposhi, Livingstone, and Victoria Falls in around 5 days 5 h.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
32 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
Ave. Duration
3 days 11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Kapiri Mposhi to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
26 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
InterCape

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo?

The distance between Dar es Salaam and Bulawayo is 1877 km. The road distance is 2746 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo?

The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo is to train and bus which costs $110 - $140 and takes 3 days 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo?

The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs $500 - $1,700.

How long does it take to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo?

It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Dar es Salaam to Bulawayo, including transfers.