There are 6 ways to get from Harare to Maputo by plane, bus, train or car

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  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Maputo (MPM) HRE - MPM

$121 - $674

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johannesburg Gjh1304 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo

$52 - $82

4 alternative options

Bus via Bertrams  •  25 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johannesburg Gjh1304 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

$53 - $75

Bus, train  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

$71 - $104

Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Harare to Mpopoma
  2. Take the train from Mpopoma to Chicualacuala
  3. Take the train from Chicualacuala to Maputo

Drive  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Maputo 804.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Harare to Maputo is to bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 25 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harare to Maputo is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harare to Maputo. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Maputo via Park Station, Library Gardens and Bertrams. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harare to Maputo. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Maputo via Mpopoma and Chicualacuala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Harare and Maputo is 919 km. The road distance is 1287.5 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Maputo without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 12 min and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Harare to Maputo, including transfers.

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Harare to Maputo bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Harare station.

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Harare to Maputo train services, operated by NRZ, depart from Harare station.

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The best way to get from Harare to Maputo is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 25 h 12 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Harare to Maputo.
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  • Distance: 574.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Harare, Zimbabwe and Maputo, Mozambique?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and five other airlines fly from Harare to Maputo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harare to Maputo via Johannesburg, Park Station, Library Gardens, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, and Bertrams in around 25 h 12 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Harare to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Harare to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Mpopoma
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mpopoma to Chicualacuala
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Chicualacuala to Maputo
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$32
Flexi
$32
Full Flexi
$39
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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