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Cheap flights to Lusaka

RDU — LUN
28 Jun — 5 Jul1
1 adult
Fri 28/6
Fri 5/7

Flights to Lusaka in 2024

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April

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October

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$3,275
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  • How long is the flight to Lusaka?

    You are going to experience somewhat different travel times to Lusaka, Zambia, based on your departure point in New Zealand. On a trip from Auckland International (AKL) to Lusaka Airport (LUN), Lusaka, the travel time in question will be about 31h 25min. If you will be leaving from Wellington (WLG), you should expect a travel time of around 33h 35min, and for trips that depart from Christchurch (CHC), the trip time is about 34h 35min.

  • Are there any direct flights to Lusaka?

    Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Lusaka from any city in New Zealand. Even with that, there are still some great Lusaka flight deals that you can find to help you make this trip rather conveniently. From Christchurch, there is a two-stop flight with layovers, at Auckland International and Dubai International (DXB). If you are travelling from Wellington, there is a two-stop flight that has layovers at Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) and Dubai International. Finally, if you are departing from Auckland International, you can board a one-stop flight that has a layover at Dubai International.

  • How do you get to the centre of Lusaka from Lusaka Airport?

    When you arrive at the airport in Lusaka, you will have a couple of options to get you from the airport to the centre of the city. There are plenty of taxis available that can make the trip in about 23min for a price of roughly ZK 494 (NZ$ 43). There is also a shuttle service provided by BKS Travel and Tours that will get you to the city in about 26min for a price of around ZK 49 (NZ$ 4.30). One other option is to hire a car at the airport from one of several providers that have a location on the grounds and make the drive yourself in about 26min.

  • What are some things to see and do in Lusaka?

    A really nice way to learn about the history and the culture of Zambia is to visit Lusaka National Museum. If you are a lover of many of the reptiles that make this part of the world home, then by all means make the trip to Kalimba Reptile Park. Munda Wanga Environmental Park is a lush botanical garden that also serves as a wildlife centre. Another spot where you can see a wide variety of animals in their natural habitat is at Lusaka National Park; this is also a great spot to spend an afternoon having a picnic while you watch the animals.

  • Do I need a visa or a passport to travel to Lusaka?

    For any citizen of New Zealand that wants to visit Zambia, you will need a passport that is valid for at least 180 days beyond your planned date of departure from Zambia. The passport will need to have three blank pages for entry into Zambia. If you are travelling as a tourist, you will need a visa to enter the country. You can obtain a visa through the Zambian government's website or you can obtain one when you arrive at the airport in Zambia. The cost for the visa is around ZK 823 (NZ$ 72).

  • What does LUN mean?

    This is just an IATA (International Air Transport Association) code. IATA codes are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Lusaka Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a LUN flight.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Lusaka?

    Travellers will need to book flights to Lusaka (LUN) if they wish to fly to Lusaka. The Lusaka airport is 19.6 km from the city centre.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Lusaka if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Lusaka on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Lusaka?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Emirates is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Lusaka.

  • Does Lusaka have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Lusaka can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Lusaka?

    Yes. Lusaka has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Airport Hill Apartments is the closest property to Lusaka (0.0 km away from Lusaka).

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