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There are 4 ways to get from Malawi to Pretoria by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Blantyre

  1. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  2. Take the train from Park to Pretoria

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Fly from Lilongwe

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Johannesburg (JNB)

Drive

  1. Drive from Blantyre to Pretoria

Blantyre (BLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) flights

The flight time between Blantyre (BLZ) and Johannesburg (JNB) is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 1356 km. Services are operated by Ethiopian Airlines. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
2h 15m Average Duration
R 4 825 Cheapest Price
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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Malawi, starting April 17.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Malawi to Pretoria is to bus and train, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 19h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Malawi to Pretoria is to fly which costs $290 - $430 and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Malawi and Pretoria is 1512 km. The road distance is 1660.3 km.

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The best way to get from Malawi to Pretoria without a car is to bus and train which takes 19h 30m and costs $30 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Malawi to Pretoria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Blantyre Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malawi to Pretoria is 1660 km. It takes approximately 18h 47m to drive from Malawi to Pretoria.

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Ethiopian Airlines offers flights from Blantyre Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Pretoria. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Malawi to Blantyre Airport is to drive which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Malawi to Pretoria.
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  • Distance: 1511.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

What companies run services between Malawi and Pretoria, South Africa?

Ethiopian Airlines flies from Blantyre to Pretoria once daily.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 4 800 - R 13 000
Flights from Lilongwe to Johannesburg via Blantyre
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 4 800 - R 9 500
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Johannesburg via Harare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
R 4 200 - R 8 000
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Johannesburg via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 4 100 - R 8 500
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Email
info@gautrain.co.za
Website
gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
R 70 - R 150
Schedules at
gautrainalerts.co.za
Peak
R 88
Off-peak
R 70
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 430 - R 1 000
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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