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

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Fly to Livingstone  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Livingstone (LVI) NBO - LVI

$299 - $714

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Fly to Victoria Falls  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Victoria Falls (VFA) NBO - VFA

$361 - $1,114

Bus, ferry, drive, Kafue  •  5 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
  2. Take the ferry from Mwanza to Bukoba
  3. Drive from Bukoba to Kigoma
  4. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Mpulungu
  5. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  6. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone

Drive  •  45 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Victoria Falls 1897.6 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Victoria Falls is to drive which costs $270 - $400 and takes 45 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Victoria Falls is to fly which costs $290 - $750 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Victoria Falls is 2206 km. The road distance is 3036.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Nairobi to Victoria Falls, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Livingstone Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Victoria Falls is 1 h behind Nairobi. It is currently 2:00 AM in Nairobi and 1:00 AM in Victoria Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Victoria Falls is 3036 km. It takes approximately 45 h 15 min to drive from Nairobi to Victoria Falls.

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Kenya Airways offers flights from Nairobi 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 Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Victoria Falls.
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  • Distance: 1378.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe?

Kenya Airways flies from Nairobi to Victoria Falls 4 times a week.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Nairobi to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $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
Modern Coast
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Mwanza
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Mwanza to Bukoba
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Mpulungu
Ave. Duration
2 days 22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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