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There are 5 ways to get from Kruger National Park to Gweru by bus or plane

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Bus via Johannesburg  •  27h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

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Bus  •  30h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg Park
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Travel to Hoedspruit, fly to Bulawayo, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Travel from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Bulawayo (BUQ) HDS - BUQ
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

Travel to Hoedspruit, fly to Harare, bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Travel from Kruger National Park to Hoedspruit
  2. Fly from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Harare (HRE) HDS - HRE
  3. Take the bus from Harare to Gweru

Travel to Nelspruit, fly to Bulawayo, bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Travel from Kruger National Park to Nelspruit
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Bulawayo (BUQ) MQP - BUQ
  3. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Gweru

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The distance between Kruger National Park and Gweru is 528 km.

The best way to get from Kruger National Park to Gweru without a car is to bus via Johannesburg which takes 27h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 27h 42m to get from Kruger National Park to Gweru, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hoedspruit Airport to Bulawayo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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CemAir, Fastjet and Airlink offer flights from Hoedspruit Airport to Bulawayo Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Gweru. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kruger National Park to Gweru.
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  • Distance: 528.4 km
  • Duration: 27h 42m

What companies run services between Kruger National Park, South Africa and Gweru, Zimbabwe?

You can take a bus from Kruger National Park to Gweru via Phalaborwa, Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Bulawayo, and Bulawayo in around 27h 42m.

Airlines
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Hoedspruit to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Hoedspruit to Harare via Johannesburg, Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Nelspruit to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Hoedspruit to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Hoedspruit to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Nelspruit to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Hoedspruit to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Phalaborwa to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bravo Tours
Phone
+263 713 800001
Email
info@bravotours.co.zw
Website
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Harare to Gweru
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw
Eagle Liner Coaches
Phone
+263 77 7 057 085
Email
customerservices@eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Website
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Bus from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Greyhound ZA

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