There are 9 ways to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique by plane, car, bus, car train or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Nampula  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Nampula (APL) LLW - APL

$132 - $704

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Bus Premier BUS Services  •  46 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Matola

$30 - $46

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Fly to Monkey Bay, drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Monkey Bay (MYZ) LLW - MYZ
  2. Drive from Monkey Bay to Lichinga

$50 - $299

Fly to Club Makokola, drive  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Club Makokola (CMK) LLW - CMK
  2. Drive from Club Makokola to Lichinga

$49 - $294

Bus via Bertrams  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

$1,336

Bus  •  33 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo

$1,335 - $1,343

Bus, car train, train  •  42 h 11 min

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

Bus InterCape  •  44 h 50 min

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

$79 - $111

Drive  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Lilongwe to Maputo 1263.7 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lilongwe to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Lilongwe and arriving at Maputo via Park Station, Library Gardens and Bertrams. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 12 min.

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The distance between Lilongwe and Mozambique is 605 km. The road distance is 2021.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique, including transfers.

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Lilongwe to Mozambique bus services, operated by JR Choeu Express & Coaches, depart from Lilongwe station.

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique is to fly which takes 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Lilongwe Airport to Nampula Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Lilongwe to Mozambique bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Maputo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lilongwe to Mozambique is 2022 km. It takes approximately 24 h 38 min to drive from Lilongwe to Mozambique.

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Kenya Airways offers flights from Lilongwe Airport to Nampula Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Lilongwe, Malawi and Mozambique?

Kenya Airways flies from Lilongwe to Nampula 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lilongwe to Maputo via Johannesburg, Park Station, Library Gardens, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, and Bertrams in around 33 h 12 min.

Airlines
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Monkey Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Lilongwe to Club Makokola
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Nampula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $23
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
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1,314
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
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
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Premier BUS Services
Phone
0999 464 273
Email
premierbusez@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Lilongwe to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matola
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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The best way to get from Lilongwe to Lilongwe Airport is to drive which takes 24 min and costs .

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