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There are 3 ways to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo by train, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Livingstone to Bulawayo 283.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Livingstone (LVI) to Bulawayo (BUQ) LVI - BUQ

$357 - $1,246

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The cheapest way to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo is to train which costs $12 - $15 and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Livingstone and Bulawayo is 385 km. The road distance is 453.5 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo is to train which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $12 - $15. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $350 - $1,300 and takes 18 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Livingstone Airport to Bulawayo Airport. The quickest flight takes 18 h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Livingstone to Bulawayo is 453 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Livingstone to Bulawayo.

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British Airways, Proflight Zambia, Air Zimbabwe and South African Airways offer flights from Livingstone Airport to Bulawayo Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Bulawayo. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Livingstone to Livingstone Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $9 - $11.

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Map of how to get from Livingstone to Bulawayo.
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  • Distance: 240.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 23 min

What companies run services between Livingstone, Zambia and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe?

NRZ operates a train from Livingstone to Bulawayo once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $15 and the journey takes 10 h 8 min. Alternatively, South African Airways, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Livingstone to Bulawayo every 4 hours.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Livingstone to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Livingstone to Bulawayo via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Livingstone to Bulawayo via Lusaka, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Livingstone to Bulawayo via Johannesburg, Harare
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12

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