There are 4 ways to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 51 min

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

$193 - $891

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Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

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

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The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls is to bus which costs $8 - $13 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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

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The distance between Lusaka and Victoria Falls is 384 km. The road distance is 493.1 km.

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

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Victoria Falls is to fly which takes 1 h 51 min and costs $190 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 8 h 15 min, you could also Kafue, which costs and takes 12 h 41 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lusaka to Victoria Falls is 493 km. It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to drive from Lusaka to Victoria Falls.

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Proflight Zambia offers flights from Lusaka Airport to Livingstone Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Victoria Falls. Prices start at $36 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 Victoria Falls.
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  • Distance: 239.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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 every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 8 h.

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 Livingstone
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$8 - $13

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