There are 5 ways to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Antananarivo (TNR) to Majunga (MJN) TNR - MJN

$378 - $610

Cheapest option

Cotisse  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the Cotisse from Cotisse Tanà to Cotisse Majunga

$10 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Antananarivo to Mahajanga

Taxi  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Antananarivo to Mahajanga 359.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Antananarivo to Mahajanga 359.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga is to Cotisse which costs $10 - $24 and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga is to fly which costs $370 - $650 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cotisse Tanà and arriving at Cotisse Majunga. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Antananarivo and Mahajanga is 378 km. The road distance is 574.7 km.

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The best way to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga, including transfers.

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Antananarivo to Mahajanga bus services, operated by Paositra Malagasy, depart from Antananarivo station.

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The best way to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga is to fly which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $370 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Antananarivo to Mahajanga.
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  • Distance: 236.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Antananarivo, Madagascar and Mahajanga, Madagascar?

Air Madagascar flies from Antananarivo to Mahajanga 4 times a week. Alternatively, Paositra Malagasy operates a bus from Antananarivo to Mahajanga 3 times a week, and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Madagascar
Website
airmadagascar.com
Flights from Antananarivo to Majunga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Bus operators
Paositra Malagasy
Phone
+26120)22 224 45
Email
paositra@moov.mg
Website
paositramalagasy.mg
Bus from Antananarivo to Mahajanga
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
paositramalagasy.mg
Bus from Antananarivo to Mahajanga
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
paositramalagasy.mg
Cotisse transport
Phone
+26132 11 027 33
Website
cotisse-transport.com
Bus from Cotisse Tanà to Cotisse Majunga
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
cotisse-transport.com
Economy
$10
Premium
$15
VIP
$24
Other operators
Taxi from Antananarivo to Mahajanga
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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