COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Zimbabwe. Learn More.

There are 4 ways to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Lusaka, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Harare (HRE) LUN - HRE
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Masvingo

$188 - $1,299

3 alternative options

Fly from Ndola, bus  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Ndola (NLA) to Harare (HRE) NLA - HRE
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Masvingo

$207 - $338

Bus  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Harare
  2. Take the bus from Harare to Masvingo Chj1103

Drive  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Great Zimbabwe 813.3 km

$90 - $140

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within Zimbabwe. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Zimbabwe.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

There are currently lockdown measures within Zimbabwe to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within Zimbabwe may be affected.

International flights leaving Zambia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zimbabwe

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Zimbabwe relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Zimbabwe, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $1,300 and takes 6h 54m.

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The distance between Zambia and Great Zimbabwe is 733 km. The road distance is 813.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe without a car is to bus which takes 12h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lusaka Airport to Harare Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is 813 km. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe.

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TAAG Angola Airlines, Rwandair Express, Emirates and two other airlines offer flights from Lusaka Airport to Harare Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Zambia to Ndola Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $10 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe.
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  • Distance: 733.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Zambia and Great Zimbabwe?

You can take a bus from Lusaka to Great Zimbabwe via Harare and Masvingo in around 12h 16m.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from Ndola to Harare via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $370
Flights from Ndola to Harare via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Ndola to Harare via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Ndola to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $350
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Masvingo
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
King Lion Coaches
Phone
+263 782 588 588
Email
service@kinglioncoaches.co.zw
Website
kinglioncoaches.co.zw
Bus from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kinglioncoaches.co.zw

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