There are 4 ways to get from Dar es Salaam to Maputo by plane, train, ferry, bus, car train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Maputo (MPM) DAR - MPM

$157 - $329

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Train, ferry, bus  •  4 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
  5. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

Train, ferry, bus, car train  •  5 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  5. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
  6. Take the train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Maputo 2245.9 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Maputo is to fly which costs $150 - $330 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dar es Salaam to Maputo is to fly which costs $150 - $330 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Dar es Salaam and Maputo is 2243 km. The road distance is 3593.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Dar es Salaam to Maputo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dar es Salaam Airport to Maputo Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Maputo is 1 h behind Dar es Salaam. It is currently 11:38 PM in Dar es Salaam and 10:38 PM in Maputo.

Yes, the driving distance between Dar es Salaam to Maputo is 3593 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Dar es Salaam to Maputo.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways offer flights from Dar es Salaam Airport to Maputo Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Maputo. Prices start at $42 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 Maputo.
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  • Distance: 1402.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Maputo, Mozambique?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and four other airlines fly from Dar es Salaam to Maputo every 4 hours.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Nairobi, Pemba
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Pemba, Nampula
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Maputo via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $23
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
Ave. Duration
37 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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