There are 5 ways to get from Tanzania to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) by plane, car, shuttle, train, ferry or bus

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Fly from Zanzibar  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Lubumbashi (FBM) ZNZ - FBM

$235 - $1,106

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Drive to Kalemie, fly  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kasulu to Kalemie
  2. Fly from Kalemie (FMI) to Lubumbashi (FBM) FMI - FBM

$93 - $346

3 alternative options

Shuttle Bus to Nairobi, fly  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Arusha to Nairobi
  2. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Lubumbashi (FBM) NBO - FBM

$200 - $830

Train, ferry, bus, drive  •  4 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Kasama
  4. Take the bus from Kasama to Mpika
  5. Take the bus from Mpika to Kitwe
  6. Drive from Kitwe to Tshinsenda
  7. Take the train from Tshinsenda to Lubumbashi

Drive  •  30 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) 1200.1 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tanzania and Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) is 1067 km. The road distance is 1920.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Tanzania to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zanzibar Airport to Lubumbashi Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 35 min and has two stopovers.

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Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) is 1 h behind Tanzania. It is currently 10:46 AM in Tanzania and 9:46 AM in Lubumbashi Airport (FBM).

Yes, the driving distance between Tanzania to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) is 1920 km. It takes approximately 30 h 36 min to drive from Tanzania to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM).

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Bankair and Kenya Airways offer flights from Zanzibar Airport to Lubumbashi Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Lubumbashi Airport (FBM). Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tanzania to Zanzibar Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tanzania to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM).
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  • Distance: 667 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Tanzania and Lubumbashi Airport (FBM), Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Kenya Airways, Precision Air and two other airlines fly from Zanzibar City to Lubumbashi Airport (FBM) 3 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Lubumbashi via Kilimanjaro, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Zanzibar to Lubumbashi via Dar es Salaam, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Nairobi to Lubumbashi via Ndola
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Caa Congo
Website
caacongo.com
Flights from Kalemie to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
FAHRPLANCENTER
Website
fahrplancenter.com
Train from Tshinsenda to Lubumbashi
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fahrplancenter.com
Bus operators
Marangu Luxury Shuttles
Website
marangushuttles.com
Shuttle from Arusha to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
marangushuttles.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Kasama
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Kasama to Mpika
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpika to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
Ave. Duration
37 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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