There are 4 ways to get from Harare 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  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Lusaka (LUN) HRE - LUN

$96 - $454

Cheapest option

Bus  •  38 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johannesburg Gjh2003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka

$88 - $111

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  33 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Harare to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Francistown
  3. Take the bus from Francistown to Lusaka

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Lusaka 307.8 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harare to Lusaka is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harare to Lusaka is to fly which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $95 - $460.

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The distance between Harare and Lusaka is 399 km. The road distance is 493 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Harare to Lusaka, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harare to Lusaka. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Lusaka via Johanneburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Harare, Zimbabwe and Lusaka, Zambia?

Ethiopian Airlines, Malawian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Harare to Lusaka 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harare to Lusaka via Johannesburg and Johanneburg in around 38 h 8 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Francistown to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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