There are 3 ways to get from Lusaka to Chingola by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Kitwe
  2. Take a taxi from Kitwe to Chingola

$79 - $99

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Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Chingola 255.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus, taxi  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Ndola (NLA) LUN - NLA
  2. Take the bus from Ndola to Kitwe
  3. Take a taxi from Kitwe to Chingola

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The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Chingola is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Chingola is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lusaka and Chingola is 323 km. The road distance is 409.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Chingola without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Lusaka to Chingola, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lusaka Airport to Ndola Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lusaka to Chingola is 410 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Lusaka to Chingola.

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Proflight Zambia offers flights from Lusaka Airport to Ndola Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Chingola. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Lusaka Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Lusaka to Chingola.
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  • Distance: 201.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Lusaka, Zambia and Chingola, Zambia?

There is no direct connection from Lusaka to Chingola. However, you can take the bus to Kitwe then take the taxi to Chingola. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chingola.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Ndola
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Ndola to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Kitwe
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
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Taxi from Kitwe to Chingola
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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