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There are 4 ways to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi by plane, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Livingstone (LVI) to Solwezi (SLI)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Solwezi

Bus via Livingstone

  1. Take the bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
  2. Take the bus from Lusaka to Solwezi

Drive

  1. Drive from Victoria Falls to Solwezi

Livingstone (LVI) to Solwezi (SLI) flights

5 Weekly Planes
3h 56m Average Duration
$42 Cheapest Price
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Last updated: December 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi is to fly, which costs $50 - $400 and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi is to fly which costs $50 - $400 and takes 3h 38m.

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The distance between Victoria Falls and Solwezi is 642 km. The road distance is 1069.1 km.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi is to fly which takes 3h 38m and costs $50 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Livingstone Airport to Solwezi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Victoria Falls to Solwezi is 1069 km. It takes approximately 15h 12m to drive from Victoria Falls to Solwezi.

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Zambia Airways and Proflight Zambia offer flights from Livingstone Airport to Solwezi Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Victoria Falls to Livingstone Airport is to drive which takes 19 min and costs $3 - $6.

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Map of how to get from Victoria Falls to Solwezi.
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  • Distance: 642.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Solwezi, Zambia?

Zambia Airways and Proflight Zambia fly from Victoria Falls to Solwezi 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Victoria Falls to Solwezi via Livingstone and Lusaka in around 17h 50m.

Airlines
Zambia Airways
Flights from Livingstone to Solwezi via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Livingstone to Solwezi via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Bus operators
Mazhandu Family Bus Service
Phone
+260 977794889
Bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 977 982150
Website
infobwana.com
Bus from Livingstone to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
infobwana.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Solwezi
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily

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