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There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Solwezi

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Solwezi (SLI)

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Fly to Lubumbashi, drive

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Lubumbashi (FBM)
  2. Drive from Lubumbashi to Solwezi

Fly to Ndola, bus

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Ndola (NLA)
  2. Take the bus from Ndola to Solwezi

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Kitwe
  2. Take the bus from Kitwe to Solwezi

Bus via Lusaka

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Solwezi

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi

Johannesburg (JNB) to Solwezi (SLI) flights

22 Weekly Planes
5h 38m Average Duration
$66 Cheapest Price
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Last updated: December 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi is to fly and drive which costs R 4 100 - R 12 000 and takes 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi is to fly which costs R 4 700 - R 7 000 and takes 4h 13m.

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It is 1563 km from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi. It is approximately 2177.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi without a car is to bus which takes 33h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs R 4 700 - R 7 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Solwezi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 10m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi is 2178 km. It takes approximately 25h 23m to drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi.

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Airlink and Proflight Zambia offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Solwezi Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Solwezi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi.
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  • Distance: 1563.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Solwezi, Zambia?

Proflight Zambia, Airlink and three other airlines fly from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Solwezi via Marlboro, Park, Johanneburg, and Kitwe in around 33h 19m.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Solwezi via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndola
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndola via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $470
Flights from Johannesburg to Ndola
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Ndola to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Bus from Johanneburg to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Bus from Kitwe to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Bus from Lusaka to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 977 982150
Website
infobwana.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
infobwana.com

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