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There are 7 ways to get from Zambia to Katende by plane, car ferry, car, bus, shuttle or train

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Fly from Ndola, car ferry

  1. Fly from Ndola (NLA) to Entebbe (EBB)
  2. Take the car ferry from Entebbe to Kyanbuvu

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Bus, drive, train

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
  2. Drive from Nakonde to Mbeya
  3. Take the train from Mbeya to Dar es salaam
  4. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  5. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kampala

Drive to Lubumbashi, fly, car ferry

  1. Drive from Chingola to Lubumbashi
  2. Fly from Lubumbashi (FBM) to Entebbe (EBB)
  3. Take the car ferry from Entebbe to Kyanbuvu

Fly from Lusaka, car ferry

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Entebbe (EBB)
  2. Take the car ferry from Entebbe to Kyanbuvu

Drive to Lilongwe, fly, car ferry

  1. Drive from Chipata to Lilongwe
  2. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Entebbe (EBB)
  3. Take the car ferry from Entebbe to Kyanbuvu

Bus, Private Transfer

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tunduma to Mbeya Airport
  3. Take the bus from Mbeya to Dar es Salaam
  4. Take the bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
  5. Take the bus from Nairobi to Kampala

Drive

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Katende

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zambia to Katende is to bus and drive and train which costs $85 - $140 and takes 3 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Zambia to Katende is to drive which costs $340 - $500 and takes 43h 7m.

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The distance between Zambia and Katende is 1725 km. The road distance is 2961.2 km.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from Zambia to Katende, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ndola Airport to Entebbe Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 15m and has one stopover.

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Katende is 1h ahead of Zambia. It is currently 6:52 PM in Zambia and 7:52 PM in Katende.

Yes, the driving distance between Zambia to Katende is 2961 km. It takes approximately 43h 7m to drive from Zambia to Katende.

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Airlink, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Ndola Airport to Entebbe Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Katende. 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 Katende.
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  • Distance: 1724.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Zambia and Katende, Central Region, Uganda?

There is no direct connection from Zambia to Katende. However, you can take the taxi to Ndola airport, fly to Entebbe, take the drive to Entebbe, take the car ferry to Kyanbuvu, then take the drive to Katende. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lubumbashi airport, fly to Entebbe, take the drive to Entebbe, take the car ferry to Kyanbuvu, then take the drive to Katende.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Ndola to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Ndola to Entebbe via Lubumbashi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Lubumbashi to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Flights from Lubumbashi to Entebbe via Ndola, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Lusaka to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Nampula, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Ndola to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Ndola to Entebbe via Blantyre, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Lubumbashi to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$780 - $810
Flights from Lusaka to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Lusaka to Entebbe via Harare, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Ndola, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Lusaka, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Harare, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Ndola to Entebbe via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Lusaka to Entebbe via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Lubumbashi to Entebbe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Flights from Lusaka to Entebbe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Lubumbashi to Entebbe via Kigali
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Uganda Airlines
Website
ugandairlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Entebbe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Mbeya to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
28h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$12 - $17
Express
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
+260 211 247 683
Email
info@juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Zanzibar Airport Transfers
Phone
+255 789 665310
Email
zanzibartours@gmail.com
Website
zanzibartransfers.com
Shuttle from Tunduma to Mbeya Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
zanzibar-tours-transfers.business.site
Car (Capacity 1-3 PAX)
$100
Darlux Co. Ltd
Phone
+255 744 666 643
Email
info@darlux.co.tz
Bus from Mbeya to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
darlux.co.tz
Bus from Dar es Salaam to Nairobi
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
darlux.co.tz
Normal
$28 - $40
MASH
Phone
+254 730 889 000
Email
info@masheastafrica.com
Website
masheastafrica.com
Bus from Nairobi to Kampala
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
masheastafrica.com
Book at
mashpoa.com
Modern Coast
Phone
+254 709 897 000
Email
customercare@modern.co.ke
Website
modern.co.ke
Bus from Nairobi to Kampala
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
modern.co.ke
VIP
$35
First Class
$33
Business
$31
Ferry operators
Uganda National Roads Authority
Phone
+256 414 318 111
Email
info@unra.go.ug
Website
unra.go.ug
Car ferry from Entebbe to Kyanbuvu
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
unra.go.ug
car ferry
Car ferry from Buwaya to Nakiwogo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
5 times a day

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