There are 6 ways to get from Lusaka to Pretoria by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Johannesburg  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Johannesburg (JNB) LUN - JNB

$201 - $288

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Pretoria Greyhound / ...

$10 - $21

4 alternative options

Fly to Lanseria  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Lanseria (HLA) LUN - HLA

$392 - $1,188

Fly to Sun City, taxi  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Sun City (NTY) LUN - NTY
  2. Take a taxi from Sun City to Pretoria

$391 - $1,077

Bus, train  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria North-South

$64 - $70

Drive  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Pretoria 971 miles

$170 - $260

What companies run services between Lusaka, Zambia and Pretoria, South Africa?

South African Airways, Rwandair Express and Kenya Airways fly from Lusaka to Pretoria every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lusaka to Pretoria via Johannesburg and Johannesburg in around 24 h 26 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Lusaka to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Lusaka to Lanseria via Johannesburg, Capetown
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Lusaka to Sun City via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lusaka to Lanseria via Durban
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Lusaka to Lanseria via Durban, Capetown
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,100
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Sun City to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lusaka to Pretoria?

The distance between Lusaka and Pretoria is 1150 km. The road distance is 1554 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Pretoria?

The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Pretoria is to bus which costs $10 - $21 and takes 24 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lusaka to Pretoria?

The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Pretoria is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $200 - $290.

Is there a direct bus between Lusaka and Pretoria?

No, there is no direct bus from Lusaka to Pretoria. However, there are services departing from Lusaka and arriving at Pretoria via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Lusaka to Pretoria?

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Lusaka to Pretoria, including transfers.