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There are 7 ways to get from Cape Town to Chimoio by plane, car, train, bus or car train

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Fly to Beira, drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Beira (BEW) CPT - BEW
  2. Drive from Beira to Chimoio

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Fly to Chimoio  •  10h 7m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Chimoio (VPY) CPT - VPY

5 alternative options

Fly to Harare, train, drive  •  16h 22m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Harare (HRE) CPT - HRE
  2. Take the train from Harare to Mutare
  3. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio

Bus, train, drive  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Cape Town to Harare
  2. Take the train from Harare to Mutare
  3. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Capetown to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare
  3. Take the train from Harare to Mutare
  4. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio

Car train, drive  •  36h 45m

  1. Take the car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
  2. Drive from Springfontein to Chimoio

Drive  •  27h 47m

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Chimoio 2616.1 km

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mozambique

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Mozambique

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Last updated: June 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Cape Town to Chimoio is to car train and drive, which costs R 2 800 - R 4 400 and takes 36h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Chimoio is to fly which costs R 2 300 - R 6 000 and takes 10h 7m.

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The distance between Cape Town and Chimoio is 2221 km. The road distance is 2616.1 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Cape Town to Chimoio, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Beira Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Chimoio is 2616 km. It takes approximately 27h 47m to drive from Cape Town to Chimoio.

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South African Airways, Safair and Airlink offer flights from Capetown Airport to Beira Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 298.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Chimoio.
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  • Distance: 2220.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Chimoio, Mozambique?

Safair, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and two other airlines fly from Cape Town to Chimoio 5 times a week.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Capetown to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Flights from Capetown to Beira via Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Capetown to Beira via Kimberley, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Harare
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Capetown to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Capetown to Chimoio via Johannesburg, Maputo
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Capetown to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Capetown to Harare
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $3,400
Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Mutare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$7
2nd Class Sleeper
$5
Economy
$4
Premier Classe
Train from Capetown to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$195
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Cape Town to Springfontein
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $40
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Cape Town to Harare
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$91
Flexi
$79
Saver
$69
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$29
Flexi
$29
Full Flexi
$38

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