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There are 3 ways to get from Victoria Falls to Oshakati by bus, plane, train or shuttle

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Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Livingstone to Katima Mulilo
  2. Fly from Mpacha (MPA) to Ondangwa (OND)

Train, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Francistown
  3. Take the train from Francistown to Gaborone
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Gaborone to Windhoek
  5. Take the bus from Windhoek to Oshakati

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington
  3. Take the bus from Upington to Windhoek
  4. Take the bus from Windhoek to Oshakati

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Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Victoria Falls to Oshakati. However, there are services departing from Victoria Falls and arriving at Oshakati via Johannesburg, Upington and Windhoek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8h.

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It is approximately 1072 km to get from Victoria Falls to Oshakati.

The best way to get from Victoria Falls to Oshakati without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 8h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Victoria Falls to Oshakati, including transfers.

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Victoria Falls to Oshakati bus services, operated by Bravo Tours, depart from Victoria Falls station.

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There is no direct flight from Mpacha Airport to Ondangwa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Victoria Falls to Oshakati bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Oshakati station.

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Westair offers flights from Mpacha Airport to Ondangwa Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Oshakati. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Victoria Falls to Oshakati.
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  • Distance: 1071.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 28m

What companies run services between Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Oshakati, Oshana, Namibia?

You can take a bus from Victoria Falls to Oshakati via Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Upington, and Windhoek in around 2 days 8h.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Mpacha to Ondangwa via Eros
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Botswana Railways
Phone
+267 4711375
Email
info@botrail.bw
Website
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Bulawayo to Francistown
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Train from Francistown to Gaborone
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
botswanarailways.co.bw
Standard
$7
Business
$12
1st Class
$20
Bus operators
Mazhandu Family Bus Service
Phone
+260 977794889
Bus from Livingstone to Katima Mulilo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Tok Tokkie Shuttle
Phone
+264-61-300-743
Website
shuttlesnamibia.com
Shuttle from Gaborone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
shuttlesnamibia.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Oshakati
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$30 - $60
Flexi
$27 - $60
Saver
$23 - $60
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$16 - $40
Flexi
$14 - $35
Saver
$13 - $35
Bravo Tours
Phone
+263 713 800001
Email
info@bravotours.co.zw
Website
bravotours.co.zw
Bus from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
bravotours.co.zw

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