There are 3 ways to get from Kenya to Zimbabwe by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Harare (HRE) NBO - HRE

$226 - $398

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Arusha
  2. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
  4. Take the bus from Serenje to Lusaka
  5. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  6. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

Drive  •  42 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Harare 1809.5 miles

$250 - $380

What companies run services between Kenya and Zimbabwe?

Kenya Airways and Malawian Airlines fly from Nairobi to Epworth 3 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Harare
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
Flights from Nairobi to Harare via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Nairobi to Harare via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
Ave. Duration
3 days 5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi to Arusha
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Serenje to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johanessburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kenya and Zimbabwe is 2408 km. The road distance is 2895 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kenya to Zimbabwe is to fly which costs $220 - $400 and takes 6 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Kenya to Zimbabwe is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $220 - $400.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Kenya to Zimbabwe, including transfers.