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There are 6 ways to get from Lusaka to Mozambique by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Maputo  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Maputo (MPM) LUN - MPM

$301 - $987

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Bus Shalom Bus Services  •  28h 7m

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

$21

4 alternative options

Fly to Beira  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Beira (BEW) LUN - BEW

$241 - $587

Bus Juldan Motors  •  29h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo

$68 - $76

Bus Juldan Motors #2  •  30h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

$74 - $87

Drive  •  20h 32m

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Maputo 1111 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique is to bus which costs $21 and takes 28h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique is to fly which costs $300 - $1,000 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lusaka to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Lusaka and arriving at Maputo via Carlton Center and Bertrams. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 7m.

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The distance between Lusaka and Mozambique is 826 km. The road distance is 1777.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique without a car is to bus which takes 28h 7m and costs $21.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Lusaka to Mozambique, including transfers.

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Lusaka to Mozambique bus services, operated by Shalom Bus Services, depart from Lusaka station.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs $300 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 and takes 28h 7m.

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There is no direct flight from Lusaka Airport to Maputo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lusaka to Mozambique.
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  • Distance: 516.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Lusaka, Zambia and Mozambique?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Rwandair Express fly from Lusaka to Maputo every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lusaka to Maputo via Johannesburg, Carlton Center, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, and Bertrams in around 28h 7m.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lusaka to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lusaka to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Lusaka to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Bus operators
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
juldanmotors.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
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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Yes, the driving distance between Lusaka to Mozambique is 1778 km. It takes approximately 20h 32m to drive from Lusaka to Mozambique.

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South African Airways offers flights from Lusaka Airport to Maputo Airport.

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The best way to get from Lusaka to Lusaka Airport is to taxi which takes 20m and costs $30 - $40.

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