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

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  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Solwezi (SLI)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Solwezi

Drive

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Solwezi

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The cost-effective way to get from Lusaka to Solwezi is to drive, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Solwezi is to fly which costs $95 - $550 and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lusaka and arriving at Solwezi. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Lusaka and Solwezi is 412 km. The road distance is 580.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Solwezi without a car is to bus which takes 9h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Lusaka to Solwezi, including transfers.

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Lusaka to Solwezi bus services, operated by Juldan Motors, depart from Lusaka station.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Solwezi is to fly which takes 2h 59m and costs $95 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Lusaka Airport to Solwezi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Lusaka to Solwezi bus services, operated by Juldan Motors, arrive at Solwezi station.

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Map of how to get from Lusaka to Solwezi.
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  • Distance: 412.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

Zambia Airways and Proflight Zambia fly from Lusaka to Solwezi twice daily. Alternatively, Juldan Motors operates a bus from Lusaka to Solwezi twice daily, and the journey takes 9h 41m.

Airlines
Zambia Airways
Flights from Lusaka to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $330
Flights from Lusaka to Solwezi via Ndola
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $350
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily

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Yes, the driving distance between Lusaka to Solwezi is 580 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Lusaka to Solwezi.

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Proflight Zambia and Zambia Airways offer flights from Lusaka Airport to Solwezi Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Solwezi. 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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