There are 2 ways to get from Malawi to Chipata by plane or car
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Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Lilongwe (LLW)
Drive from Lilongwe to Chipata
Drive from Blantyre to Chipata
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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Malawi, starting April 17.Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Malawi
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Malawi to Chipata is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 48m.
The fastest way to get from Malawi to Chipata is to fly and drive which takes 3h 9m and costs $80 - $140.
The distance between Malawi and Chipata is 144 km. The road distance is 451.7 km.
It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Malawi to Chipata, including transfers.
The quickest flight from Blantyre Airport to Lilongwe Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.
Yes, the driving distance between Malawi to Chipata is 452 km. It takes approximately 5h 48m to drive from Malawi to Chipata.
Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Blantyre Airport to Lilongwe Airport.
There are one+ hotels available in Chipata. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
The best way to get from Malawi to Blantyre Airport is to drive which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $3.
What companies run services between Malawi and Chipata, Zambia?
There is no direct connection from Malawi to Chipata. However, you can take the drive to Blantyre airport, fly to Lilongwe, then take the drive to Chipata. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chipata.
Flights from Blantyre to Lilongwe
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $60 - $110
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