Euro-Africa Bus Services provides a fast and efficient coach service, with journey times from Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, to Kitwe, in the Copperbelt, averaging four and a half hours. Every day an incredible 1,500 passengers travel with Euro-Africa Bus Service on this route – that’s over half a million passengers a year. The Euro-Africa Bus route starts at Lusaka’s intercity bus terminal. The first stop is Kabwe town, followed by Kapiri-Mposhi, then Ndola and finally Kitwe. The bus service runs seven days a week, with an hourly bus departure from either end (Lusaka and Kitwe). The first bus departs at 06:30 every morning and the last at 16:30 in the afternoon, then on the hour throughout the day. Euro-Africa Bus Services has a fleet of 16 luxury coaches, servicing both local and international travellers as well as the business community. Coach facilities include sliding windows, television and radio systems.
Euro-Africa Bus Services was one of the first private bus companies in Zambia to introduce luxury coach travel to the general public in 1994. This helped take coach travel in Zambia to another level, introducing stricter schedules, increased road safety and raising the bar in comfort travel! Euro-Africa Bus Services is an established family business, managed by the helpful Mr Kalenge Chomba, and operating from the intercity bus terminal in Lusaka City.
Discounted membership scheme
Euro-Africa Bus Services runs a membership scheme entitling members to a discount on each bus fare. Members are also allowed an element of payment flexibility – if a member has an urgent trip to make and insufficient funds they can negotiate to travel and make a payment later. Individuals can become members by submitting two passport size photos and completing a membership form. Euro-Africa Bus Services currently has four thousand signed up members.
Health and safety
Euro-Africa Bus Services has experienced drivers and a well trained, friendly bus crew. Every effort is made to ensure passenger safety and to date Euro-Africa Bus Service maintains an an excellent 18 year accident free record. To achieve this new buses are regularly added to the fleet and all buses are serviced and maintained by Euro-Africa’s own trained mechanics at their service depot, as recommended by the manufacturers. They are equipped with GPS tracking systems and in the unlikely event of a breakdown a backup bus is despatched immediately. They also have first aid kits and fire extinguishers, as well as third party insurance cover. Luggage safety is guaranteed – if you accidentally leave an item of baggage on the bus, it will be kept securely for you to claim on presentation of your receipt.
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