There are 5 ways to get from Lusaka to Windhoek 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 to Windhoek  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Windhoek (WDH) LUN - WDH

$181 - $467

Cheapest option

Kafue, bus  •  33 h 27 min

  1. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone
  2. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek

$45 - $65

3 alternative options

Fly to Eros  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Eros (ERS) LUN - ERS

$191 - $487

Bus  •  29 h

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone
  2. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek

$54 - $79

Drive  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Windhoek 1232.5 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Windhoek is to Kafue and bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 33 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Windhoek is to fly which costs $180 - $470 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lusaka to Windhoek. However, there are services departing from Lusaka and arriving at Windhoek via Livingstone. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h.

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The distance between Lusaka and Windhoek is 1420 km. The road distance is 1972.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Windhoek without a car is to bus which takes 29 h and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Lusaka to Windhoek, including transfers.

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Lusaka to Windhoek bus services, operated by Shalom Bus Services, depart from Lusaka station.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Windhoek is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $180 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 29 h.

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Map of how to get from Lusaka to Windhoek.
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  • Distance: 887.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Lusaka, Zambia and Windhoek, Namibia?

Air Namibia and South African Airways fly from Lusaka to Windhoek 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lusaka to Windhoek via Livingstone in around 29 h.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Lusaka to Eros via Windhoek
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Lusaka to Eros via Johannesburg, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Lusaka to Eros via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
14 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lusaka to Windhoek via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$9 - $14
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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