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There are 6 ways to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe by plane, train, bus, taxi 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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Fly from Dar es Salaam  •  2h 39m

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Harare (HRE) DAR - HRE

$153 - $729

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Fly from Zanzibar  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Zanzibar (ZNZ) to Harare (HRE) ZNZ - HRE

$241 - $1,426

Train, bus, Kafue  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
  2. Take the bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
  3. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone
  4. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  5. Take the train from Bulawayo to Harare

Train, bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
  2. Take the bus from Serenje to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Francistown
  4. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  5. Take the train from Bulawayo to Harare

Train, taxi, Kafue, drive, bus  •  3 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
  2. Take a taxi from New Kapiri Mposhi to Kabwe
  3. Take the Kafue from Kabwe to Lusaka
  4. Drive from Lusaka to Chirundu
  5. Take the bus from Chirundu to Johannesburg
  6. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

Drive  •  33h 12m

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Harare 1441.8 miles

$180 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe is to fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe is to fly which costs $150 - $750 and takes 2h 39m.

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The distance between Tanzania and Zimbabwe is 1479 km. The road distance is 2306.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 7h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Harare Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Zimbabwe is 1h behind Tanzania. It is currently 4:14 AM in Tanzania and 3:14 AM in Zimbabwe.

Yes, the driving distance between Tanzania to Zimbabwe is 2307 km. It takes approximately 33h 12m to drive from Tanzania to Zimbabwe.

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Air Zimbabwe and Kenya Airways offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Harare Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Zimbabwe. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tanzania to Zimbabwe.
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  • Distance: 924.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Tanzania and Zimbabwe?

Air Zimbabwe and Kenya Airways fly from Dar es Salaam to Epworth once daily.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Harare
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Zanzibar to Harare via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Harare via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,400
Flights from Zanzibar to Harare via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,900
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Zanzibar to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Tunduma
Ave. Duration
24h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from Dar es salaam to Serenje
Ave. Duration
38h 59m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$26 - $40
Express
$30 - $50
Train from Dar es salaam to New Kapiri Mposhi
Ave. Duration
42h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$26 - $40
Express
$30 - $50
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
Train from Kabwe to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Train from Bulawayo to Harare
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Nakonde to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Serenje to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Lusaka to Francistown
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Chirundu to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$32
Flexi
$32
Full Flexi
$39
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johanessburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from New Kapiri Mposhi to Kabwe
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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The best way to get from Tanzania to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $7 - $9.

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