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There are 6 ways to get from Johannesburg to Hwange by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Victoria Falls, taxi

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Victoria Falls (VFA)
  2. Take a taxi from Victoria Falls to Hwange

Cheapest option

Fly to Livingstone, drive

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Livingstone (LVI)
  2. Drive from Livingstone to Hwange

4 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Hwange

Bus, train via Bulawayo

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

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Livingstone
  2. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Hwange

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Hwange

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zimbabwe

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Last updated: May 15 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Hwange is to drive which costs R 1 800 - R 2 800 and takes 15h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Hwange is to fly and taxi which costs R 3 400 - R 9 500 and takes 5h 28m.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Hwange is 886 km. The road distance is 1198.7 km.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg to Hwange without a car is to bus which takes 19h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Johannesburg to Hwange, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Victoria Falls Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg to Hwange is 1199 km. It takes approximately 15h 7m to drive from Johannesburg to Hwange.

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British Airways and Fastjet offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Victoria Falls Airport.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg to Hwange.
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  • Distance: 885.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Hwange, Zimbabwe?

You can take a bus from Johannesburg to Hwange via Bulawayo and Bulawayo in around 19h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone via Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Zambia Airways
Flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
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
Train from Victoria Falls to Hwange
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$34
Flexi
$28
Saver
$28
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
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 977 982150
Website
infobwana.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
infobwana.com
Other operators
Taxi from Victoria Falls to Hwange
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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