There are 4 ways to get from Johannesburg to Malawi by plane, bus or car

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What companies run services between Johannesburg, South Africa and Malawi?

South African Airways and Malawian Airlines fly from Johannesburg to Blantyre once daily. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 33 h. JR Choeu Express & Coaches also services this route once a week.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Flights from Johannesburg to Lilongwe
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Johannesburg to Lilongwe via Blantyre
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Bus operators
InterCape
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Avg. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Johannesburg to Malawi?

The distance between Johannesburg and Malawi is 1564 km. The road distance is 1708 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Malawi?

The cheapest way to get from Johannesburg to Malawi is to bus which costs R 850 and takes 33 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Johannesburg to Malawi?

The quickest way to get from Johannesburg to Malawi is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs R 2 700.

Is there a direct bus between Johannesburg and Malawi?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johannesburg and arriving at Blantyre. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 h.

How long does it take to get from Johannesburg to Malawi?

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Johannesburg to Malawi, including transfers.