There are 4 ways to get from Victoria Falls to Gweru by train, car or plane

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

Train  •  18 h

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Gweru

Cheapest option

Fly to Harare, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Harare (HRE) VFA - HRE
  2. Take the train from Harare to Gweru

$153 - $1,067

2 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Victoria Falls to Gweru 374.6 miles

Fly to Bulawayo, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Bulawayo (BUQ) VFA - BUQ
  2. Take the train from Mpopoma to Gweru

What companies run services between Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Gweru, Zimbabwe?

You can take a train from Victoria Falls to Gweru via Bulawayo in around 18 h.

Airlines
Air Zimbabwe
Website
airzimbabwe.aero
Flights from Victoria Falls to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Gweru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Gweru
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mpopoma to Gweru
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Victoria Falls and Gweru is 452 km. The road distance is 599 km.

The cheapest way to get from Victoria Falls to Gweru is to fly and train which costs $150 - $1,100 and takes 9 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Victoria Falls to Gweru is to fly and train which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $150 - $1,100.

No, there is no direct train from Victoria Falls to Gweru. However, there are services departing from Victoria Falls and arriving at Gweru via Bulawayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

It takes approximately 18 h to get from Victoria Falls to Gweru, including transfers.