There are 5 ways to get from Francistown to Livingstone by plane, car or train

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Fly to Victoria Falls  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Victoria Falls (VFA) FRW - VFA

$180 - $442

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Train  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Fly to Livingstone  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Livingstone (LVI) FRW - LVI

$215 - $1,353

Fly to Kasane, drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Francistown (FRW) to Kasane (BBK) FRW - BBK
  2. Drive from Kasane to Livingstone

$267 - $696

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Francistown to Livingstone 359.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Francistown to Livingstone is to train which costs $12 - $15 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Francistown to Livingstone is to fly which costs $210 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Francistown and Livingstone is 409 km. The road distance is 575.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Francistown to Livingstone, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Livingstone is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $180 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $15 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Francistown Airport to Victoria Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Francistown to Livingstone is 576 km. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Francistown to Livingstone.

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British Airways, South African Airways, Fastjet and Air Botswana offer flights from Francistown Airport to Victoria Falls Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Livingstone. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Francistown to Francistown Airport is to drive which takes 13 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Francistown to Livingstone.
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  • Distance: 255.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Francistown, Botswana and Livingstone, Zambia?

Air Botswana, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Francistown to Livingstone once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Francistown to Livingstone via Bulawayo and Victoria Falls in around 19 h 10 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Francistown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Francistown to Kasane via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Francistown to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Air Botswana
Website
airbotswana.co.bw
Flights from Francistown to Kasane via Gaborone
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12

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