There are 9 ways to get from Lusaka to Mozambique by plane, car, bus 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 Maputo  •  4 h 42 min

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

$301 - $987

Cheapest option

Bus Shalom Bus Services  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Malelane
  3. Take the bus from Malelane to Maputo

$35 - $41

7 alternative options

Fly to Beira  •  5 h 58 min

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

$301 - $987

Fly to Lilongwe, drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lusaka (LUN) to Lilongwe (LLW) LUN - LLW
  2. Drive from Lilongwe to Lichinga

$111 - $392

Bus Juldan Motors  •  29 h 25 min

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

$78 - $91

Bus via Maputo  •  30 h 28 min

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

$85 - $96

Bus via Matola  •  32 h 23 min

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

$87 - $102

Kafue, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the Kafue from Lusaka to Livingstone
  2. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  3. Take the train from Bulawayo to Chicualacuala
  4. Take the train from Chicualacuala to Maputo

Drive  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Lusaka to Maputo 1111 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 29 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lusaka to Mozambique is to fly which costs $300 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Lusaka to Mozambique, including transfers.

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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 Johannesburg Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 25 min.

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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 Johanneburg and Johannesburg Park in around 29 h 25 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lusaka to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Lusaka to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lusaka to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Lusaka to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Lusaka to Beira via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Lusaka to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Lusaka to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Zambia Railways
Email
info@zrl.com.zm
Website
zrl.com.zm
Train from Lusaka to Livingstone
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
zrl.com.zm
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Train from Bulawayo to Chicualacuala
Ave. Duration
14 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Chicualacuala to Maputo
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
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
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Malelane to Maputo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Malelane
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
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
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
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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