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

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Fly to Bloemfontein, taxi  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bloemfontein (BFN) JNB - BFN
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka

$136 - $267

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Bus Eldo Coaches, taxi  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Bloemfontein
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka

$60 - $75

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Fly to Maseru, drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maseru (MSU) JNB - MSU
  2. Drive from Maseru to Lusaka

$204 - $694

Bus Greyhound ZA, taxi  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Bloemfontein Greyhound
  2. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka

$80 - $102

Train, taxi  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  2. Take the train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein
  3. Take a taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka

$73 - $97

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Lusaka 289.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to drive which costs R 650 - R 950 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka is to fly and taxi which costs R 2 000 - R 4 000 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Lusaka is 404 km. The road distance is 463.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Lusaka without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7 h 35 min and costs R 900 - R 1 200.

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

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Bloemfontein Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Lusaka is 464 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Pretoria to Lusaka.

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South African Airways and CemAir offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Bloemfontein Airport.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Lusaka.
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  • Distance: 252.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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
55 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
57 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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Train from Johannesburg Park to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
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
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Bloemfontein
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Bloemfontein to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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