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There are 6 ways to get from Nairobi 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.

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Fly to Livingstone  •  6h 26m

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

$299 - $714

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Fly to Victoria Falls  •  6h 59m

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

$361 - $1,114

Bus, train via Vwawa  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Moshi
  2. Take the bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Vwawa
  4. Take the train from Vwawa to Tunduma
  5. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  6. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone

Bus, train  •  3 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Moshi
  2. Take the bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
  3. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
  4. Take the bus from Serenje to Lusaka
  5. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone

Bus, train, Kafue  •  3 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Nairobi to Namanga
  2. Take the bus from Namanga to Arusha
  3. Take the bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
  4. Take the train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
  5. Take the Kafue from Kapiri Mposhi to Livingstone

Drive  •  45h 15m

  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 45h 15m.

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

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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 6h 26m 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 3h 15m.

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Victoria Falls is 1h behind Nairobi. It is currently 11:57 PM in Nairobi and 10:57 PM in Victoria Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Victoria Falls is 3036 km. It takes approximately 45h 15m 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 117+ hotels available in Victoria Falls. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to bus which takes 50m 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: 6h 26m

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
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Nairobi to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Vwawa
Ave. Duration
23h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from Vwawa to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
Ave. Duration
38h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$26 - $40
Express
$30 - $50
Train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
Ave. Duration
42h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$26 - $40
Express
$30 - $50
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Kapiri Mposhi to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
26h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
Bus operators
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Nairobi to Moshi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
Kidia One Express
Phone
0719766088
Email
info@kidiaone.co.tz
Website
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Moshi to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kidiaone.co.tz
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Serenje to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Single
$8 - $12
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi to Moshi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi to Namanga
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Namanga to Arusha
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com

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