Sumbawanga in detail
Numerous bus companies operate out of Sumbawanga and most ticket offices are located just outside the bus stand. Most buses depart between 7am and 9.30am. Buses go to the following:
Kasesya (Tsh 6000, four to five hours)
Mbeya (Tsh15,000 to Tsh20,000, seven hours) via Tunduma (Tsh10,000)
Mpanda (Tsh14,000, four to six hours)
To get to Kasesya on the Zambian border there's also a dalla-dalla (Tsh3000, four to five hours) at 8am and 4pm.