There are 3 ways to get from Harare to Lusaka by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 22 min

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

$96 - $454

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

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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 costs $95 - $460 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Harare and Lusaka is 399 km. The road distance is 492.5 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Lusaka without a car is to train and bus which takes 33 h 34 min and costs .

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

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The quickest flight from Harare Airport to Lusaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harare to Lusaka is 493 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Harare to Lusaka.

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Malawian Airlines, TAAG Angola Airlines, Emirates and three other airlines offer flights from Harare Airport to Lusaka Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Lusaka. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Harare to Harare Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $20 - $25.

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Map of how to get from Harare to Lusaka.
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  • Distance: 249.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

Ethiopian Airlines, Malawian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Harare to Lusaka 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Harare to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
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
$24
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw

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