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

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

Train  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Mutare to Harare
  2. Take the train from Harare to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Victoria Falls  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Mutare to Harare
  2. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Victoria Falls (VFA) HRE - VFA

$137 - $1,046

2 alternative options

Drive  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Mutare to Victoria Falls 712.4 miles

Train, fly to Livingstone  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Mutare to Harare
  2. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Livingstone (LVI) HRE - LVI

$171 - $827

What companies run services between Mutare, Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe?

You can take a train from Mutare to Victoria Falls via Harare and Bulawayo in around 34 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Harare to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Harare to Victoria Falls via Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Harare to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Harare to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Harare to Livingstone via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Harare to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mutare to Harare
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mutare and Victoria Falls is 731 km. The road distance is 1140 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mutare to Victoria Falls is to train and fly which costs $130 - $1,100 and takes 11 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Mutare to Victoria Falls is to train and fly which takes 11 h 36 min and costs $130 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct train from Mutare to Victoria Falls. However, there are services departing from Mutare and arriving at Victoria Falls via Harare and Bulawayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 34 h 30 min to get from Mutare to Victoria Falls, including transfers.