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There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola by plane, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maputo (MPM)

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Bus via Pretoria

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Maputo

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

Drive

  1. Drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola

Johannesburg (JNB) to Maputo (MPM) flights

The flight time between Johannesburg (JNB) and Maputo (MPM) is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 435 km. Services are operated by Airlink, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Turkish Airlines. Typically 33 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

33 Weekly Planes
1h 3m Average Duration
$110 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Mozambique

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Mozambique. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Mozambique.

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Some international borders began to reopen in Mozambique from July 1.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Mozambique

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Mozambique from April 8.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Mozambique

International flights leaving South Africa are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola is to bus via Pretoria which costs R 470 - R 650 and takes 8h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola is to fly which takes 1h 9m and costs R 1 900 - R 2 600.

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The distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) and Matola is 423 km. The road distance is 522.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola is to fly which takes 1h 9m and costs R 1 900 - R 2 600. Alternatively, you can bus via Pretoria, which costs R 470 - R 650 and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola is 523 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola.

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Turkish Airlines, Airlink and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Matola. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola.
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  • Distance: 422.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Johannesburg Airport (JNB), South Africa and Matola, Mozambique?

Airlink, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Turkish Airlines fly from Johannesburg Airport (JNB) to Matola 5 times a day. Alternatively, TransLux Express operates a bus from Pretoria to Maputo twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 6h 48m.

Airlines
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Maputo
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$25 - $28
Flexi
$22 - $24
Saver
$19 - $21

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