There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Lusaka by plane, taxi, car, bus, train or car train

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 to Bloemfontein, taxi  •  4 h 20 min

  1. JNB - BFN

$144 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  7 h 35 min

$70 - $90

4 alternative options

Fly to Maseru, drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. JNB - MSU

$207 - $697

Train, bus, taxi  •  9 h 5 min

$97 - $136

Train, car train, taxi  •  10 h 25 min

$80 - $109

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. 289.9 miles

$40 - $65

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Lusaka, Orange Free State, South Africa?

There is no direct connection from Pretoria to Lusaka. However, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Bloemfontein, then take the taxi to Lusaka. Alternatively, you can take the train to Marlboro, take the train to OR Tambo Airport, take the walk to Johannesburg airport, fly to Maseru, then take the drive to Lusaka.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Johannesburg to Maseru
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
CemAir
Website
flycemair.co.za
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Eldo Coaches
Phone
086 113 5367
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Book at
cbsc.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Jonannesburg to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pretoria and Lusaka is 404 km. The road distance is 464 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to drive which costs R 550 - R 850 and takes 5 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to fly and taxi which takes 4 h 20 min and costs R 1 800 - R 3 600.

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Pretoria to Lusaka, including transfers.