The cheapest times to fly from VFA to BUQ are

  • January 8th to July 1st (except the weeks of January 22nd, May 21st, and June 18th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from VFA to BUQ is early February. Prices can be as high as $1169 for Saturday flights during late October, or as low as $532 for Thursday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Bulawayo

Flying from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Bulawayo (BUQ) will usually cost between $532 to $721 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $536. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $766. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $585 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VFA to BUQ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the VFA to BUQ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

VFA to BUQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VFA to BUQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Victoria Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.62, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUQ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into VFA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $78 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $573. Return trip prices are from the BUQ to VFA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from VFA to BUQ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from VFA to BUQ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Zimbabwe, British Airways, Fastjet, Kenya Airways, South African, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from J. M. Nkomo International Airport to Victoria Falls International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 225 miles or 362 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from VFA to BUQ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VFA to BUQ flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Victoria Falls and Bulawayo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from VFA to BUQ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VFA
Origination airport name Victoria Falls International Airport
City Victoria Falls
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -18.1
Longitude 25.8

Return Airport

Destination code BUQ
Destination airport name J. M. Nkomo International Airport
City Bulawayo
Country Zimbabwe
Latitude -20
Longitude 28.6


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