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There are 6 ways to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge by plane, bus, taxi, car or train

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Fly to Johannesburg, bus, taxi  •  13h 9m

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) BLZ - JNB
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
  3. Take a taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina

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Bus, train, drive  •  28h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
  4. Drive from Louis Trichardt to Beitbridge

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Fly to Polokwane International, bus, taxi  •  10h 7m

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Polokwane International (PTG) BLZ - PTG
  2. Take the bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
  3. Take a taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina

Fly to Hoedspruit, drive  •  9h 36m

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Hoedspruit (HDS) BLZ - HDS
  2. Drive from Hoedspruit to Beitbridge

Bus, train  •  43h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria
  3. Take the bus from Pretoria to Masvingo
  4. Take the bus from Masvingo to Beitbridge

Drive  •  13h 14m

  1. Drive from Blantyre to Beitbridge 1174.5 km

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The cheapest way to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge is to bus and train and drive which costs $60 - $120 and takes 28h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge is to fly and drive which takes 9h 36m and costs $750 - $1,700.

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The distance between Blantyre and Beitbridge is 888 km. The road distance is 1174.5 km.

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The best way to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge without a car is to bus and train which takes 43h 1m and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 9m to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Blantyre Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blantyre to Beitbridge is 1175 km. It takes approximately 13h 14m to drive from Blantyre to Beitbridge.

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Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways offer flights from Blantyre Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Beitbridge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Blantyre to Blantyre Airport is to drive which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Blantyre to Beitbridge.
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  • Distance: 887.9 km
  • Duration: 13h 9m

What companies run services between Blantyre, Malawi and Beitbridge, Zimbabwe?

There is no direct connection from Blantyre to Beitbridge. However, you can take the drive to Blantyre airport, fly to Johannesburg, take the walk to OR Tambo Airport, take the train to Marlboro, take the train to Pretoria, take the walk to Pretoria, take the bus to Louis Trichardt, take the taxi to Musina, then take the bus to Beitbridge. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Blantyre airport, fly to Polokwane International, take the taxi to Polokwane, take the bus to Louis Trichardt, take the taxi to Musina, then take the bus to Beitbridge.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Blantyre to Polokwane International via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
Flights from Blantyre to Hoedspruit via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Blantyre to Johannesburg via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
$5
Off-peak
$4
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Polokwane to Louis Trichardt
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Tamuka Coaches
Phone
+27 84 575 4609
Website
tamukacoaches.online
Bus from Pretoria to Masvingo
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
tamukacoaches.online
Eagle Liner Coaches
Phone
+263 77 7 057 085
Email
customerservices@eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Website
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Bus from Masvingo to Beitbridge
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eaglelinercoaches.co.zw
Other operators
Taxi from Louis Trichardt to Musina
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Estimated price
$50 - $60

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