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There are 7 ways to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone by plane, bus, train, car train or car

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Fly to Livingstone  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Livingstone (LVI) MQP - LVI

$261 - $1,337

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Car train, bus, train  •  38h 33m

  1. Take the car train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

$50 - $76

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Fly to Victoria Falls  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Victoria Falls (VFA) MQP - VFA

$244 - $623

Bus, train  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls

$57 - $85

Bus  •  34h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Livingstone

Bus, train, Kafue  •  41h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nelspruit to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
  4. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone

Drive  •  17h 40m

  1. Drive from Nelspruit to Livingstone 808.9 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone is to car train and bus and train which costs R 700 - R 1 100 and takes 38h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone is to fly which costs R 3 700 - R 20 000 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nelspruit to Livingstone. However, there are services departing from Nelspruit and arriving at Livingstone via Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Johannesburg and Lusaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 46m.

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The distance between Nelspruit and Livingstone is 1000 km. The road distance is 1294.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone without a car is to bus which takes 34h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone, including transfers.

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Nelspruit to Livingstone bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Nelspruit station.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone is to fly which takes 2h 6m and costs R 3 700 - R 20 000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Nelspruit Airport to Livingstone Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Nelspruit to Livingstone bus services, operated by Shalom Bus Services, arrive at Livingstone station.

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Map of how to get from Nelspruit to Livingstone.
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  • Distance: 624.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Nelspruit, South Africa and Livingstone, Zambia?

South African Airways flies from Nelspruit to Livingstone twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nelspruit to Livingstone via Bertrams, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Carlton Center, Johannesburg, and Lusaka in around 34h 46m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Nelspruit to Livingstone via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Nelspruit to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nelspruit to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,400
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$14 - $19
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$39
Flexi
$32
Saver
$32
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Nelspruit to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelspruit to Livingstone is 1294 km. It takes approximately 17h 40m to drive from Nelspruit to Livingstone.

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South African Airways offers flights from Nelspruit Airport to Livingstone Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Livingstone. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nelspruit to Nelspruit Airport is to taxi which takes 25m and costs R 310 - R 370.

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