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There are 4 ways to get from Lilongwe to Chimoio by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train, drive

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare
  3. Take the train from Harare to Mutare
  4. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio

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Bus, train, drive via Lilongwe

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare
  3. Take the train from Harare to Mutare
  4. Drive from Mutare to Chimoio

Drive

  1. Drive from Lilongwe to Chimoio

Fly, drive

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Beira (BEW)
  2. Drive from Beira to Chimoio

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

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

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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Malawi, starting April 17.

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Last updated: June 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lilongwe to Chimoio is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 10h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Lilongwe to Chimoio is to drive. Taking this option will cost $75 - $110 and takes 10h 59m.

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The distance between Lilongwe and Chimoio is 574 km. The road distance is 742.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 days 16h to get from Lilongwe to Chimoio, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Lilongwe Airport to Beira Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lilongwe to Chimoio is 743 km. It takes approximately 10h 59m to drive from Lilongwe to Chimoio.

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Kenya Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Ethiopian Airlines offer flights from Lilongwe Airport to Beira Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Chimoio. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Lilongwe Airport is to drive which takes 21 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Lilongwe to Chimoio.
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  • Distance: 573.5 km
  • Duration: 2 days 16h

What companies run services between Lilongwe, Malawi and Chimoio, Mozambique?

There is no direct connection from Lilongwe to Chimoio. However, you can take the bus to Johannesburg, take the bus to Harare, take the walk to Harare, take the train to Mutare, then take the drive to Chimoio. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Johannesburg, take the walk to Fashion Square, take the bus to Orion House, take the walk to Johannesburg, take the bus to Harare, take the walk to Harare, take the train to Mutare, then take the drive to Chimoio.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Beira via Blantyre
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Lilongwe to Beira via Nampula
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $340
Train operators
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Mutare
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$7
2nd Class Sleeper
$5
Economy
$4
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
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 Harare
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$29
Flexi
$29
Full Flexi
$38
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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