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.

Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

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

7 alternative options

Fly to Blantyre, drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Blantyre (BLZ) LLW - BLZ
  2. Drive from Blantyre to Tete

$52 - $304

Fly to Likoma Island, drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Likoma Island (LIX) LLW - LIX
  2. Drive from Likoma Island to Lichinga

$52 - $304

Fly to Nampula  •  1 h 43 min

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

$132 - $704

Bus JR Choeu Express & Coaches  •  33 h 46 min

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

$1,569 - $1,577

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

$78 - $116

Drive  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Lilongwe to Maputo 1263.7 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique is to bus which costs $75 - $120 and takes 44 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique is to fly which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $130 - $750.

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The distance between Lilongwe and Mozambique is 605 km. The road distance is 2022 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Lilongwe to Mozambique, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lilongwe to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Lilongwe and arriving at Maputo via Johannesburg Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Lilongwe, Malawi and Mozambique?

Kenya Airways flies from Lilongwe to Nampula twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lilongwe to Maputo via Johannesburg and Johannesburg Park in around 33 h 46 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
Flights from Lilongwe to Likoma Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Lilongwe to Likoma Island via Monkey Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Lilongwe to Nampula
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Saturday
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$17 - $24
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
$1,548
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
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
$22 - $30
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
$55 - $80
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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