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There are 8 ways to get from Livingstone to Drakensberg by plane, bus, train, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Pietermaritzburg, travel  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Livingstone (LVI) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) LVI - PZB
  2. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

7 alternative options

Fly to Maseru, travel  •  23h 55m

  1. Fly from Livingstone (LVI) to Maseru (MSU) LVI - MSU
  2. Travel from Maseru to Drakensberg

Bus, travel via Bulawayo  •  30h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  4. Take the bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Bus, travel  •  37h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  4. Take the bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Bus, travel #2  •  38h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Montrose
  4. Take the bus from Montrose to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Train, bus, travel via Harrismith  •  39h 17m

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
  4. Take the bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Train, bus, travel  •  46h 30m

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
  4. Take the bus from Pietermaritzburg to Estcourt
  5. Travel from Estcourt to Drakensberg

Drive, car train, travel  •  33h 39m

  1. Drive from Livingstone to Johannesburg
  2. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
  3. Travel from Pietermaritzburg to Drakensberg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Livingstone and Drakensberg is 1340 km.

The best way to get from Livingstone to Drakensberg without a car is to bus and travel which takes 37h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 19m to get from Livingstone to Drakensberg, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Livingstone Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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British Airways and Airlink offer flights from Livingstone Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport.

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The best way to get from Livingstone to Livingstone Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $9 - $11.

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Map of how to get from Livingstone to Drakensberg.
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  • Distance: 1339.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 19m

What companies run services between Livingstone, Zambia and Drakensberg, Mokhotlong, Lesotho?

There is no direct connection from Livingstone to Drakensberg. However, you can take the taxi to Livingstone airport, fly to Pietermaritzburg, then take the travel to Drakensberg. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Livingstone airport, fly to Maseru, then take the travel to Drakensberg.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Livingstone to Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Livingstone to Maseru via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Livingstone to Maseru via Nelspruit, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Premier Classe
Phone
086 000 8888
Email
HMlangeni@prasa.com
Website
premierclasse.co.za
Train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
14h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$19 - $26
Bus operators
Extracity Luxury
Phone
+263-775205200
Email
info@extracity.co.zw
Website
extracity.co.zw
Bus from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
extracity.co.zw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$38
Flexi
$31
Saver
$31
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harrismith
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Harrismith to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
bus
Bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
shalombusonline.com
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Montrose
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Montrose to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pietermaritzburg to Estcourt
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
res.prasa.com

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