There are 3 ways to get from Nairobi to Zimbabwe 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  •  6 h 5 min

  1. NBO - HRE

$226 - $398

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 days 20 h

Drive  •  42 h 41 min

  1. 1809.5 miles

$250 - $380

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Zimbabwe?

Kenya Airways and Malawian Airlines fly from Nairobi to Epworth 3 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Harare
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
Flights from Nairobi to Harare via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $700
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Nairobi to Harare via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
Ave. Duration
3 days 5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Bus from Nairobi to Arusha
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Jipa Connection
Website
jipaconnection.com
Bus from Arusha to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
jipaconnection.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Serenje to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nairobi and Zimbabwe is 2059 km. The road distance is 2895 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Zimbabwe is to fly which costs $220 - $400 and takes 6 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Zimbabwe is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $220 - $400.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Nairobi to Zimbabwe, including transfers.