Shalom Bus Services

  • Tel: +260 977 186 241
  • Cell: +260 979 996 027 or +260 977 176 989
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Kafue Road, Lusaka, Zambia

Coaches pictures

Shalom information

  • Twice weekly service: Lusaka — Johannesburg
  • Three daily services: Lusaka — Livingstone
  • Daily service: Lusaka — Mongu
  • Daily service: Lusaka — Nakonde
  • Rates range from K30,000 to K115,000 for local routes
  • First-aid kits and fire extinguishers on board
  • Luxury coaches have plasma TV and reclining seats
  • Luxury coaches have climate control and DVD/CD
  • Luxury coaches provide complimentary refreshments

Shalom departure times

  • Leave Lusaka for Johannesburg (via Chirundu) at 11:00 Sundays and Wednesdays
  • Leave Lusaka for Livingstone at 06.30, 07:30 and 14:30 daily
  • Leave Lusaka for Mongu at 14:30 daily
  • Leave Lusaka for Nakonde at 14:30 daily
  • Leave Johannesburg for Lusaka (via Victoria Falls) at 8:30 Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Leave Livingstone for Lusaka at 06:00, 08:00 and 20:00 daily
  • Leave Mongu for Lusaka at 14:30 daily
  • Leave Nakonde for Lusaka at 14:30 daily

Shalom contact information

  • Lusaka Intercity Bus Terminus: 
    Contact: Kenneth Mwilwa Tel: + 260 (0) 977 176 989
    Contact: for Johannesburg route Tel: +260 (0) 977 414 932
    Contact: Bimahere (for Southern route) Tel: + 260 (0) 977 747 013
    Contact: Ernest (for Mongu route) Tel: + 260 (0) 979 663 786
  • Johannesburg Coach Station:
    144 Kerk Street Cnr Nugget Street
    +27 (0) 780 407 298
  • Choma Bus Station:
    At the Star Takeaway, Livingstone Road
  • Livingstone Bus Station:
    Shalom terminal next to Shoprite
  • Mazabuka Bus Station:
    Next to the Vuma filling station, Livingstone Road

Business class bus information

  • Adequate leg space
  • Reclining seats 
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • On board toilet
  • In-car entertainment

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Since 1996 Shalom Bus Services has been offering quality coach service to the everyday traveller, the business traveller and the adventure tourist. It has recently introduced a new twice weekly route to South Africa – from Lusaka to Johannesburg via Chirundu, returning via Victoria Falls. For the convenience of its customers, Shalom Bus Services follows a strict schedule. It runs a 36 strong fleet of buses, including seven luxury coaches and 29 standard buses. Bookings can be made in advance.

Customer safety is a priority at Shalom Bus Services. The company is proud to have an accident-free record since its establishment in 1996. Buses are driven by professional and experienced drivers. All buses are comprehensively insured. Shalom has its own well-equipped workshop manned by qualified mechanics — for repairs and maintenance of the buses. In the rare case of a breakdown, a back-up bus is despatched to pick up passengers and take them on to their destination.

Shalom Bus Services run a loyalty program. When you accumulate 10 Shalom bus tickets, you are entitled to either a 25Kg bag of breakfast mealie meal, 2.5L of cooking oil and a 4Kg bag of sugar or a free return trip on any Shalom Bus Services route to or from Lusaka. In addition, you become a Shalom member and enjoy 10% discount on all fares!

Business class buses
In line with their policy of constantly improving their services to meet client needs, Shalom Bus services recently purchased two brand new business class buses. Each bus has 48 seats, with high grade reclining seats, calf support and adequate leg space.

The buses are fully air-conditioned with in car entertainment airing a choice of movies and music during the journey. Business class buses have an in-built toilet, a refrigerator and coffee or tea making facilities. Refreshments are also served on board.

These ultra luxury buses are designed to give first class luxury and comfort at affordable prices.


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