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There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Lusaka by train, plane, taxi, bus 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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Train to Lanseria, fly to Durban  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Midrand
  2. Fly from Lanseria (HLA) to Durban (DUR) HLA - DUR

$117 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus TransLux Express  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pinetown

$26 - $33

4 alternative options

Train to Johannesburg, fly to Durban  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Durban (DUR) JNB - DUR

$97 - $238

Fly Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg, taxi  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) JNB - PZB
  2. Take a taxi from Pietermaritzburg to Lusaka

$152 - $348

Bus Greyhound ZA  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Pinetown

$33 - $43

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Lusaka 377.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to bus which costs R 370 - R 480 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to train and fly which costs R 1 600 - R 3 300 and takes 3h 35m.

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The distance between Pretoria and Lusaka is 528 km. The road distance is 603.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka without a car is to bus which takes 8h 48m and costs R 370 - R 480.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Pretoria to Lusaka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lanseria Airport to Durban Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Lusaka is 604 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Pretoria to Lusaka.

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Mango and Comair offer flights from Lanseria Airport to Durban Airport.

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There are 529+ hotels available in Lusaka. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Lusaka.
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  • Distance: 329.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Lusaka, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Pretoria to Lusaka twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Comair
Website
comair.co.za
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Safair
Website
flysafair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Mango
Website
flymango.com
Flights from Lanseria to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Durban
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Midrand
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Price
$18 - $23
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Pinetown
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Pietermaritzburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
42m
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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