CR Holdings

CR Holdings is a well established and professionally run coach company in Zambia with over 16 years experience in bus services. CR Holdings provides quality travel in Southern Africa, with a fleet of 37 60-seater luxury coaches and regular bus services to over 20 towns in Zambia, as well as to Johannesburg, South Africa. The coach's ‘Twaba pa Lwendo’ scheme offers a 15% discount on fares and free luggage allowance to passengers who have a medical scheme with Momentum Zambia.


Coaches in Lusaka, Zambia

CR Holdings coaches are equipped with television sets, music system and fridges for refreshments (served free of charge)! The company operates passenger coach stations in four major cities – Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe and Livingstone – and smaller ticket sales offices in other towns.
  • Backup buses in case of a breakdown
  • Full third party insurance cover
  • Fully trained drivers and bus crew for passenger service and road safety
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Quality service is important to CR Holdings who give safety and comfort a high priority. Full third party insurance cover applies on all local coaches. Drivers and bus crew are fully trained on passenger service and road safety. All coaches have a full regular manufacturer-recommended service, resulting in excellent performance and reduced travelling times. In the unlikely event of a bus breakdown, a backup bus is despatched immediately.

Local routes
The company services 20 towns in Zambia and operates from major passenger coach stations in four major cities – Lusaka, Ndola, Kitwe and Livingstone.

Johannesburg, South Africa
This route is serviced six days a week, by comprehensively-insured, super luxury 52-seater coaches that feature reclining seats, plenty of leg room, television, music system, fridge, coffee makers, on-board toilet facilities, climate control, sliding windows and fire extinguishers. Snacks and refreshments are served at no additional charge.

Hand luggage and up to 30kg of hold luggage go free. Heavier luggage attracts a small additional charge. CR Holdings has introduced 32 tonne light trucks to move with the buses on this route. This helps passengers with a lot of luggage by ensuring the luggage arrives at the same time as the passenger.

Travel and loyalty incentives
The CR Holdings ‘Twaba pa Lwendo’ scheme offers a 15% discount on fares and free luggage allowance to passengers who have a medical scheme with Momentum Zambia. These passengers also enjoy preferential treatment upon presentation of their membership cards. In addition, local travellers who accumulate five tickets within six months earn a free ticket to any local destination of their choice. Finally, regional travellers who accumulate ten tickets in six months earn a free ticket to Johannesburg!

CR Holdings routes and bus station details

Timing for local routes:

  • Copperbelt towns: daily three buses depart and arrive
  • Solwezi town: daily one bus departs and arrives
  • Livingstone: daily two buses depart and arrive
  • En route towns are also serviced

Timing for route from Lusaka to Johannesburg, via Harare, Zimbabwe:

  • Buses depart and arrive every day except Friday

Bus stations and ticket office details – local:

  • Lusaka station and ticket office: Intercity bus terminal in Kamwala
  • Ndola station and ticket office: Broadway Shopping Centre
  • Kitwe station and ticket office: Railway Station
  • Livingstone station and ticket office: Mosi-oa-Tunya Road near town centre
  • Small offices and agents in the smaller towns

Bus stations and ticket office details – regional:

  • Lusaka: Intercity bus terminal, Kamwala
  • Johannesburg: Shop number 4, 126 Kerk Street

CR Holdings agents:

  • Chingola – Mwansa Chewe: +260 979 638 281
  • Choma – Mike: +260 976 636 455
  • Johannesburg, RSA – Macire Kunda: +27 722 973517 and +27 764 890343
  • Kabwe – Felix Rumsey: +260 977 702509
  • Kapiri Mposhi – Bwalya: +260 978 927605
  • Kazungula – Kaumba: +260 977 46 979
  • Kitwe – Justine Chibeka: +260 977 782714
  • Livingstone – Johannesburg: +260 979 341852
  • Lusaka – Lengwe: +260 976 936164
  • Mansa – Mwansa: +260 977 248099
  • Mazabuka – Borny: +260 977 716811
  • Mufulira – Emelda Rumsey: +260 966 493355
  • Ndola – Webster Siwale: +260 977 655765
  • Sesheke – Kaumba: +260 977 460979
  • Solwezi – Kingsley Chikani: +260 977 721203

Postal and Courier in Lusaka, Zambia

CR Holdings bus routes take them to more than a dozen final destinations in Zambia and to Johannesburg in South Africa. As a service to its passengers and clients they provide a courier service en route for small loads of cargo. This service is a much needed as its timely and passengers accompany there luggage and cargo.
  • More than a dozen final destinations in Zambia
  • Accompanied baggage and cargo from Johannesburg
  • Much needed postal and courier service
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CR Holdings pick up points

  • Chingola
  • Choma
  • Johannesburg, RSA
  • Kabwe
  • Kapiri Mposhi
  • Kazungula
  • Kitwe
  • Livingstone
  • Lusaka
  • Mansa
  • Mazabuka
  • Mufulira
  • Ndola
  • Sesheke
  • Solwezi

Contact information

9363 Mumbwa Road, Lusaka, Zambia
P.O. Box
PO Box 39518, Lusaka, Zambia
Enquire below
+260 978 960517, +260 978 621148

Opening times

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