There are 3 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka 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  •  2 h 59 min

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

$132 - $409

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  46 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma Kilimanjaro Ordinary Train
  2. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka

$25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka 1222.4 miles

$220 - $330

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
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $250
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
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka?

The distance between Dar es Salaam and Lusaka is 1531 km. The road distance is 1956 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Lusaka is to train and bus which costs $25 and takes 46 h 53 min.

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

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

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

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