Shalom Bus Services Premium member Veteran
Since 1996 this bus service has been offering quality 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, It runs 36 fleet of buses, including 7 luxury coaches and 29 standard buses. Bookings can be made in advance.
Recognising the importance of punctuality and reliability for bus services, they follow a strict schedule and customer safety is a priority. The buses are fully air-conditioned with in car entertainment airing a choice of movies and music during the journey. Refreshments are also served on board.
- Proud to have an accident-free record since its establishment in 1996
- Well-equipped workshop manned by qualified mechanics
- In-built toilet, a refrigerator and coffee making facilities
Buses are driven by professional and experienced drivers. All buses are comprehensively insured. In the rare case of a breakdown, a back-up bus is dispatched 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!
This bus service operates between Lusaka, Livingstone and Johannesburg, Lusaka to Mongu, and Lusaka to Nakonde.
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.
These ultra luxury buses are designed to give first class luxury and comfort at affordable prices.
- Twice weekly service: Lusaka — Johannesburg
- Three daily services: Lusaka — Livingstone
- Daily service: Lusaka — Mongu
- Daily service: Lusaka — Nakonde
- Rates range from K30,00 to K115,00 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: Mwambazi +260 977 414 932
- Contact for Johannesburg route: +260 967 414932
- Contact Bimahere (for Southern route): + 260 (0) 977 747 013
- Contact Ernest (for Mongu route): + 260 979 663786
- Johannesburg Coach Station, 144 Kerk Street Cnr Nugget Street +27 (0) 785 928 817
- Choma Bus Station (Star Takeaway, Livingstone Road)
- Livingstone Bus Station at 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
- Fully air-conditioned
- On board toilet
- In-car entertainment