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There are 5 ways to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo by plane or bus

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Travel to Lichinga, fly

  1. Travel from Lake Nyasa to Lichinga
  2. Fly from Lichinga (VXC) to Maputo (MPM)

Cheapest option

Fly from Likoma Island

  1. Fly from Likoma Island (LIX) to Maputo (MPM)

3 alternative options

Travel, bus via Blantyre

  1. Travel from Lake Nyasa to Mzuzu
  2. Take the bus from Mzuzu to Lilongwe
  3. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre
  4. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  5. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

Travel, bus

  1. Travel from Lake Nyasa to Mzuzu
  2. Take the bus from Mzuzu to Lilongwe
  3. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  4. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

Travel, bus #2

  1. Travel from Lake Nyasa to Mzuzu
  2. Take the bus from Mzuzu to Lilongwe
  3. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  4. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

Likoma Island (LIX) to Maputo (MPM) flights

3 Weekly Planes
12h 2m Average Duration
$399 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo is to fly which costs $400 - $700 and takes 12h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo is to fly which costs $400 - $700 and takes 12h 9m.

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The distance between Lake Nyasa and Maputo is 1566 km.

The best way to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo without a car is to travel and bus via Blantyre which takes 40h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lichinga Airport to Maputo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique offers flights from Lichinga Airport to Maputo Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Maputo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lake Nyasa to Likoma Island Airport is to travel which takes 32 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Lake Nyasa to Maputo.
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  • Distance: 1565.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Lake Nyasa, Mozambique and Maputo, Mozambique?

Nyasa Express, Kenya Airways and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique fly from Lake Nyasa to Maputo 3 times a week.

Airlines
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Lichinga to Maputo via Nampula
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Likoma Island to Maputo via Lilongwe, Nampula
Ave. Duration
12h 2m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Bus operators
Sososo Coaches
Phone
+(265)994 193 745
Website
sososocoaches.com
Bus from Mzuzu to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sososocoaches.com
Bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
sososocoaches.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$24 - $26
Flexi
$21 - $22
Saver
$17 - $20
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Malawi Posts Corporation
Phone
0994 168 044
Email
postcoaches@malawiposts.com
Website
malawiposts.com
Bus from Mzuzu to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
malawiposts.com
Jobela Star
Phone
+27 21 361 1695
Website
jobelastar.co.za
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
33h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
jobelastar.co.za

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