There are 5 ways to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe by plane, bus, train 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, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$149 - $287

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Kafue, train, drive  •  35 h 7 min

  1. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone
  2. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Ingezi
  4. Drive from Ingezi to Great Zimbabwe

Bus, train  •  35 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Francistown
  2. Take the train from Francistown to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Gweru
  4. Take the train from Gweru to Masvingo

Kafue, train  •  37 h 59 min

  1. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone
  2. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Gweru
  4. Take the train from Gweru to Masvingo

Drive  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Great Zimbabwe 507.7 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $290 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Zambia and Great Zimbabwe is 733 km. The road distance is 812.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe without a car is to bus and train which takes 35 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min 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 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zambia to Great Zimbabwe is 812 km. It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to drive from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Malawian Airlines, Rwandair Express and five other airlines offer flights from Lusaka Airport to Harare Airport.

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The best way to get from Zambia to Lusaka Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Zambia to Great Zimbabwe.
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  • Distance: 458.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Zambia and Great Zimbabwe?

You can take a train from Lusaka to Great Zimbabwe via Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Gweru, and Masvingo in around 37 h 59 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $160
TAAG Angola Airlines
Website
taag.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $490
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $900
Train operators
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Train from Bulawayo to Ingezi
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Francistown to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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 Gweru to Masvingo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Masvingo
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
AT and T Monnakgotla
Website
monnakgotla.co.bw
Bus from Lusaka to Francistown
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
monnakgotla.co.bw

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