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

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  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Lilongwe (LLW) to Harare (HRE) LLW - HRE

$148 - $344

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare Gjh2003 / ...

$93 - $123

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  41 h 26 min

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

$109 - $134

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Blantyre to Harare 370.2 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe is to fly which costs $140 - $350 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Malawi and Zimbabwe is 730 km. The road distance is 592.3 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Malawi to Zimbabwe, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malawi to Zimbabwe. However, there are services departing from Blantyre and arriving at Harare via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Malawi and Zimbabwe?

Malawian Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines fly from Lilongwe to Epworth 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blantyre to Harare via Johannesburg in around 41 h 30 min.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Lilongwe to Harare
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Park to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Bus operators
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Blantyre to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$64
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johanessburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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