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There are 4 ways to get from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park by plane, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Blantyre to Lilongwe, travel

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Lilongwe (LLW)
  2. Travel from Lilongwe to South Luangwa National Park

Cheapest option

Drive to Club Makokola, fly to Mfuwe

  1. Drive from Blantyre to Club Makokola
  2. Fly from Club Makokola (CMK) to Mfuwe (MFU)

2 alternative options

Fly Blantyre to Mfuwe

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Mfuwe (MFU)

Bus to Lilongwe, fly to Mfuwe

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Lilongwe
  2. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Mfuwe (MFU)

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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Malawi, starting April 17.

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Last updated: August 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park is to drive and fly which costs $50 - $270 and takes 7h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park is to fly which costs $200 - $650 and takes 7h 6m.

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It is approximately 471 km to get from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park.

It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Blantyre Airport to Lilongwe Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Blantyre Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in South Luangwa National Park. 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 South Luangwa National Park.
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  • Distance: 470.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Blantyre, Malawi and South Luangwa National Park, Zambia?

Ethiopian Airlines, Nyasa Express and Proflight Zambia fly from Blantyre to South Luangwa National Park 5 times a week.

Airlines
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Blantyre to Mfuwe via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Club Makokola to Mfuwe via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $210
Flights from Lilongwe to Mfuwe
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$9 - $210
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Blantyre to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Blantyre to Mfuwe via Lilongwe, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Bus operators
Malawi Posts Corporation
Phone
0994 168 044
Email
postcoaches@malawiposts.com
Website
malawiposts.com
Bus from Blantyre to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
malawiposts.com

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