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There are 4 ways to get from Francistown to Hwange by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Hwange

3 alternative options

Train  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Hwange

Drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Francistown to Hwange 473.2 km

Train, fly, taxi  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Fly from Bulawayo (BUQ) to Victoria Falls (VFA) BUQ - VFA
  3. Take a taxi from Victoria Falls to Hwange

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Zimbabwe. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Zimbabwe.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Zimbabwe.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

There are currently lockdown measures within Zimbabwe to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within Zimbabwe may be affected.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zimbabwe

International flights leaving Botswana are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Botswana

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Zimbabwe relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Zimbabwe, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zimbabwe

Last updated: May 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

It is 329 km from Francistown to Hwange. It is approximately 473.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Hwange without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 23m to get from Francistown to Hwange, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bulawayo Airport to Victoria Falls Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Francistown to Hwange is 473 km. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from Francistown to Hwange.

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Air Zimbabwe offers flights from Bulawayo Airport to Victoria Falls Airport.

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Map of how to get from Francistown to Hwange.
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  • Distance: 329.3 km
  • Duration: 10h 23m

What companies run services between Francistown, Botswana and Hwange, Zimbabwe?

You can take a train from Francistown to Hwange via Bulawayo and Hwange in around 14h 57m.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Train operators
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Hwange
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
Extracity Luxury
Phone
+263-775205200
Email
info@extracity.co.zw
Bus from Bulawayo to Hwange
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
extracity.co.zw
Other operators
Taxi from Victoria Falls to Hwange
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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