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There are 2 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Chipata by plane or car

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  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Lilongwe (LLW)
  2. Drive from Lilongwe to Chipata

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  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Chipata

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Chipata is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $230 and takes 5h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Chipata is to fly and drive. Taking this option will cost $170 - $230 and takes 5h 33m.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Chipata is 1048 km. The road distance is 1561.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Dar es Salaam to Chipata, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Lilongwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Chipata is 1h behind Dar es Salaam. It is currently 6:13 PM in Dar es Salaam and 5:13 PM in Chipata.

Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Chipata is 1561 km. It takes approximately 23h 45m to drive from Dar es Salaam to Chipata.

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Air Tanzania, Ethiopian Airlines and Kenya Airways offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chipata. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dar es Salaam to Dar es Salaam Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $7 - $9.

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Map of how to get from Dar es Salaam to Chipata.
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  • Distance: 1047.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Chipata, Zambia?

There is no direct connection from Dar es Salaam to Chipata. However, you can take the taxi to Dar es Salaam airport, fly to Lilongwe, then take the drive to Chipata. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chipata.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lilongwe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lilongwe via Blantyre
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $320
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Lilongwe via Harare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600

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