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There are 8 ways to get from Lilongwe to Hwange by bus, shuttle, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre
  2. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  4. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Hwange

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Drive to Mfuwe, fly to Livingstone, drive

  1. Drive from Lilongwe to Mfuwe
  2. Fly from Mfuwe (MFU) to Livingstone (LVI)
  3. Drive from Livingstone to Hwange

Bus, Private Transfer , train, taxi, drive

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Karonga
  2. Take the bus from Karonga to Songwe
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Malawi border to Tunduma
  4. Take the train from Nakonde to New Kapiri Mposhi
  5. Take a taxi from New Kapiri Mposhi to Kabwe
  6. Take the train from Kabwe to Livingstone
  7. Drive from Livingstone to Hwange

Bus, train via Bulawayo

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

Bus, train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Lilongwe to Hwange

Fly Lilongwe to Victoria Falls, taxi

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Victoria Falls (VFA)
  2. Take a taxi from Victoria Falls to Hwange

Fly Lilongwe to Bulawayo, bus

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Bulawayo (BUQ)
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Hwange

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zimbabwe

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Malawi

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lilongwe to Hwange is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 18h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Lilongwe to Hwange is to drive and fly which costs $390 - $600 and takes 10h 45m.

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The distance between Lilongwe and Hwange is 919 km. The road distance is 1307.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Hwange without a car is to bus which takes 46h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 46h 24m to get from Lilongwe to Hwange, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lilongwe Airport to Victoria Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lilongwe to Hwange is 1308 km. It takes approximately 18h 37m to drive from Lilongwe to Hwange.

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Air Zimbabwe, Kenya Airways, Fastjet and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Lilongwe Airport to Victoria Falls Airport.

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Lilongwe Airport is to drive which takes 21 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Lilongwe to Hwange.
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  • Distance: 919 km
  • Duration: 46h 24m

What companies run services between Lilongwe, Malawi and Hwange, Zimbabwe?

You can take a bus from Lilongwe to Hwange via Blantyre, Blantyre, Johannesburg, Bulawayo, and Bulawayo in around 46h 24m.

Airlines
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Victoria Falls via Harare
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Lilongwe to Bulawayo via Harare
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Lilongwe to Bulawayo via Lusaka, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Lilongwe to Bulawayo via Harare, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Victoria Falls via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Lilongwe to Victoria Falls via Harare
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Mfuwe to Livingstone via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Bulawayo via Blantyre, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Nakonde to New Kapiri Mposhi
Ave. Duration
16h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$7 - $11
Express
$9 - $14
Zambia Railways
Phone
+260-215-227000
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Kabwe to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
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
Malawi Posts Corporation
Phone
0994 168 044
Email
postcoaches@malawiposts.com
Website
malawiposts.com
Bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
malawiposts.com
Bus from Karonga to Songwe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
malawiposts.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$35
Flexi
$29
Saver
$29
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Stallion Cruise
Phone
0242 661930
Email
stallioncruize@gmail.com
Website
stallioncruise.com
Bus from Bulawayo to Hwange
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
stallioncruise.com
Sososo Coaches
Phone
+(265)994 193 745
Website
sososocoaches.com
Bus from Lilongwe to Karonga
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
sososocoaches.com
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+254 718 370 639
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Shuttle from Malawi border to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Jobela Star
Phone
+27 21 361 1695
Website
jobelastar.co.za
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jobelastar.co.za
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 New Kapiri Mposhi to Kabwe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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