There are 3 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka by plane, train, ferry, 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.

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Fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Lusaka (LUN) DAR - LUN

$132 - $409

2 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  4 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka

$155 - $164

Drive  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka 1222.4 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka is to train and ferry and bus which costs $155 - $165 and takes 4 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka is to fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Lusaka is 1531 km. The road distance is 1955.9 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Lusaka, Zambia?

Fastjet flies from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka twice a week.

Airlines
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
40 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
Ave. Duration
37 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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