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Livingstone & Victoria Falls

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus & train

RPS (Mutelo St) has two bus services a day to Lusaka (US$8, seven hours). CR Carriers (cnr Mosi-oa-Tunya Rd & Akapelwa St) runs four services a day to Lusaka (US$9, seven hours). Buses to Shesheke (US$7, five hours) leave around 10am from Mingongo bus station next to the Catholic church at Dambwa village, 3km west of the town centre. Direct buses to Mongu (US$11, nine hours) leave at midnight from Maramba market, though you might feel more comfortable catching a morning bus to Shesheke, and then transferring to a Mongu bus (US$5, four hours). Combis to the Botswana border at Kazungula (US$2.50, one hour) leave from Dambwa on Nakatindi road. The Zambezi Express leaves Livingstone for Lusaka (US$4/5/7/8 for economy/standard/1st class/sleeper, 15 hours), via Choma, on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 7pm. Reservations are available at the train station (320001), signposted off Mosi-oa-Tunya Rd.

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Air

Nationwide Airlines (03-323360; www.flynationwide.co.za) Daily flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone (US$195 one way).

South African Airways (Lusaka-254350) Flies once a day from Johannesburg (US$200 one way).

Zambian Airways (Lusaka 271230) Flies daily from Lusaka (from US$180 one way) and from Mfuwe (US$300 one way).

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