There are 5 ways to get from Johannesburg to Beira by plane, bus, car train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Beira (BEW) JNB - BEW

$147 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus Post Bus (Correios de Moçambique)  •  24 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo
  2. Take the bus from Maputo Post Bus to Beira

$49

3 alternative options

Bus LTM  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
  2. Take the bus from Maputo to Beira

$59 - $70

Car train, train, bus  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
  2. Take the train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo
  3. Take the bus from Maputo Post Bus to Beira

Drive  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Beira 883.2 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Beira is to bus which costs R 643 and takes 24 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Beira is to fly which costs R 1 900 - R 3 200 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Johannesburg and Beira is 991 km. The road distance is 1413.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Johannesburg to Beira, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johannesburg to Beira. However, there are services departing from Bertrams and arriving at Beira via Maputo Post Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Beira, Mozambique?

South African Airways and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique fly from Johannesburg to Beira twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Johannesburg to Beira via Maputo and Maputo Post Bus in around 24 h 34 min.

Airlines
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Beira
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Johannesburg to Beira via Maputo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $240
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Beira
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$18 - $25
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
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
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Post Bus (Correios de Moçambique)
Phone
+(258) 823057378
Email
marketing@correios.co.mz
Website
correios.co.mz
Bus from Maputo Post Bus to Beira
Ave. Duration
16 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
correios.co.mz
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
LTM
Website
ltmmocambique.com
Bus from Maputo to Beira
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
ltmmocambique.com

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