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

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Fly from Lusaka, taxi

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Mfuwe (MFU)
  2. Take a taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata

Drive to Royal, fly, taxi

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Royal
  2. Fly from Royal (RYL) to Mfuwe (MFU)
  3. Take a taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata

Drive

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Chipata

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Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Chipata is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 8h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from Lusaka to Chipata is to fly and taxi which takes 4h 53m and costs $360 - $600.

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The distance between Lusaka and Chipata is 509 km. The road distance is 572.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Lusaka to Chipata, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lusaka Airport to Mfuwe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lusaka to Chipata is 573 km. It takes approximately 8h 13m to drive from Lusaka to Chipata.

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Proflight Zambia offers flights from Lusaka Airport to Mfuwe Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chipata. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Lusaka Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs $29 - $100.

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Map of how to get from Lusaka to Chipata.
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  • Distance: 509.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

There is no direct connection from Lusaka to Chipata. However, you can take the shuttle to Lusaka Airport, take the walk to Lusaka airport, fly to Mfuwe, then take the taxi to Chipata. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Royal airport, fly to Mfuwe, then take the taxi to Chipata.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Mfuwe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Royal to Mfuwe via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Other operators
Taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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