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There are 3 ways to get from Ndola to Solwezi by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Ndola to Solwezi

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Fly, drive  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Ndola (NLA) to Lubumbashi (FBM) NLA - FBM
  2. Drive from Lubumbashi to Solwezi

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Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Ndola to Solwezi 285 km

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The cheapest way to get from Ndola to Solwezi is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Ndola to Solwezi is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ndola and arriving at Solwezi. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Ndola and Solwezi is 258 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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The best way to get from Ndola to Solwezi without a car is to bus which takes 4h 43m and costs .

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The bus from Ndola to Solwezi takes 4h 43m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Ndola Airport to Lubumbashi Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ndola to Solwezi is 285 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Ndola to Solwezi.

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  • Distance: 257.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Juldan Motors operates a bus from Ndola to Solwezi twice daily, and the journey takes 4h 43m.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Ndola to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Ndola to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Ndola to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily

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Kenya Airways and Air Tanzania offer flights from Ndola Airport to Lubumbashi Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Solwezi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ndola to Ndola Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $10 - $13.

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