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There are 4 ways to get from Lindi to Songea by taxi, plane or car

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Taxi to Mtwara, fly to Songea

  1. Take a taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
  2. Fly from Mtwara (MYW) to Songea (SGX)

Cheapest option

Drive to Dar es Salaam, fly to Songea

  1. Drive from Lindi to Dar es Salaam
  2. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Songea (SGX)

2 alternative options

Taxi to Mtwara, fly to Mbeya, drive

  1. Take a taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
  2. Fly from Mtwara (MYW) to Mbeya (MBI)
  3. Drive from Mbeya to Songea

Drive

  1. Drive from Lindi to Songea

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

Last updated: May 18 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lindi to Songea is to drive, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindi to Songea is to taxi and fly which costs $150 - $300 and takes 5h 36m.

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The distance between Lindi and Songea is 451 km. The road distance is 600.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Lindi to Songea, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Mtwara Airport to Songea Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindi to Songea is 601 km. It takes approximately 9h 31m to drive from Lindi to Songea.

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Precision Air and Air Tanzania offer flights from Mtwara Airport to Songea Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lindi to Songea.
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  • Distance: 451.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Lindi, Tanzania and Songea, Tanzania?

There is no direct connection from Lindi to Songea. However, you can take the taxi to Mtwara airport, fly to Songea, then take the taxi to Songea. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Dar es Salaam airport, fly to Songea, then take the taxi to Songea.

Airlines
Air Tanzania
Website
airtanzania.co.tz
Flights from Mtwara to Songea via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Songea
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Flights from Mtwara to Mbeya via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Mtwara to Mbeya via Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Other operators
Taxi from Lindi to Mtwara
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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