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There are 5 ways to get from Nakonde to Solwezi by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nakonde to Kitwe
  2. Take the bus from Kitwe to Solwezi

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Drive to Mfuwe, fly to Solwezi

  1. Drive from Nakonde to Mfuwe
  2. Fly from Mfuwe (MFU) to Solwezi (SLI)

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nakonde to Serenje
  2. Take the bus from Serenje to Kitwe
  3. Take the bus from Kitwe to Solwezi

Drive

  1. Drive from Nakonde to Solwezi

Private Transfer to Mbeya, fly to Ndola, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tunduma to Mbeya Airport
  2. Fly from Mbeya (MBI) to Ndola (NLA)
  3. Take the bus from Ndola to Solwezi

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The cheapest way to get from Nakonde to Solwezi is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 16h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Nakonde to Solwezi is to drive and fly which costs $280 - $900 and takes 15h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nakonde to Solwezi. However, there are services departing from Nakonde and arriving at Solwezi via Kitwe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 32m.

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The distance between Nakonde and Solwezi is 763 km. The road distance is 1185.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nakonde to Solwezi without a car is to bus which takes 16h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 32m to get from Nakonde to Solwezi, including transfers.

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Nakonde to Solwezi bus services, operated by Juldan Motors, depart from Nakonde station.

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There is no direct flight from Mbeya Airport to Ndola Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 20m and has one stopover.

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Nakonde to Solwezi bus services, operated by Juldan Motors, arrive at Solwezi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nakonde to Solwezi is 1186 km. It takes approximately 16h 51m to drive from Nakonde to Solwezi.

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  • Distance: 762.9 km
  • Duration: 16h 32m

What companies run services between Nakonde, Zambia and Solwezi, Zambia?

You can take a bus from Nakonde to Solwezi via Kitwe in around 16h 32m.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Mbeya to Ndola via Dar es Salaam, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Mbeya to Ndola via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Mbeya to Ndola via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Mfuwe to Solwezi via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Nakonde to Serenje
Ave. Duration
13h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$7 - $11
Express
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Bus from Kitwe to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Bus from Serenje to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Bus from Ndola to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+254 718 370 639
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Shuttle from Tunduma to Mbeya Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site

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Precision Air, Kenya Airways, Air Tanzania and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Mbeya Airport to Ndola Airport.

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