There are 4 ways to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls by plane, 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  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Livingstone (LVI) LUN - LVI

$193 - $891

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Victoria Falls

Kafue  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Victoria Falls 308.2 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Lusaka, Zambia and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe?

Proflight Zambia flies from Lusaka to Victoria Falls twice daily. Alternatively, Shalom Bus Services operates a bus from Lusaka to Victoria Falls once daily, and the journey takes 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
Bus operators
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lusaka and Victoria Falls is 384 km. The road distance is 493 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls is to fly which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $190 - $900.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lusaka and arriving at Victoria Falls. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls, including transfers.