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Kobs Coach Services

Pioneers of the Zambia-Malawi route, Kobs Coach Services is one of the few bus companies catering for this route into neighbouring Malawi. The company also has a route to the Copperbelt from Chipata. Kobs' high level of customer service includes advance ticketing, mobile ticket payments, a daily business class service from Lusaka to Chipata and en-route safety measures. Customers can also purchase tickets using Airtel Mobile Money. All coaches offer comfortable seating space with reclining chairs.

Buses and Coaches

Kobs offers a reliable, efficient service with a fleet of seven 69-seater coaches. Pioneers of the Zambia-Malawi bus route, the route stretches from Lusaka city right up to Lilongwe. The company recently extended its route to include Lusaka to Ndola, enabling passengers from Chipata to conveniently make their way to Ndola.

Routes and services

The Lusaka to Malawi (Lilongwe) bus runs daily. Departure times are:

  • Sunday – 06:00am
  • Monday – 10:00am
  • Tuesday – 10:00am
  • Wednesday – 06:00am
  • Thursday – 06:00am
  • Friday – 06:00am
  • Saturday – 10:00am

Lusaka to Chipata route - daily at 05:00am, 06:00am, 10:00am and 14:00hrs

Chipata to Lusaka route – daily 05:00am 06:00am, 10:00am and 12:00hrs


  • From Lusaka to Luangwa – ZMW160
  • From Lusaka to Nyimba – ZMW165
  • From Lusaka to Petauke – ZMM175
  • From Lusaka to Sinda - ZMW180
  • From Lusaka to Katete – ZMW185
  • From Lusaka to Chipata – ZMW210
  • From Lusaka to Muchinji Boarder – ZMW240
  • From Lusaka to Lilongwe – ZMW320
  • From Lusaka to Lundazi - ZMW230

Ticket purchase using Airtel Mobile Money

Kobs Coach Services has a new service where customers can purchase tickets using Airtel Mobile Money using the following steps:

  • Step 1-Dial 778
  • Step 2-Select pay bills
  • Step 3-Select others
  • Step 4-Enter KOBS
  • Step 5-Enter amount in Kwacha, for example, K5000
  • Step 6-Enter pin
  • Step 7-Ref Number (from Post advert)

Kobs Coach Services routes

  • Kitwe
  • Ndola
  • Kapiri Mposhi
  • Kabwe
  • Lusaka
  • Luangwa
  • Nyimba
  • Petauke
  • Sinda
  • Katete
  • Chipata
  • Lilongwe

Kobs Coach Services · Buses and Coaches