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There are 4 ways to get from Maputo to Blantyre by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly to Blantyre  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Blantyre (BLZ) MPM - BLZ

$312 - $1,058

3 alternative options

Fly to Tete, train, drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Tete (TET) MPM - TET
  2. Take the train from Moatize to Cambulatsitsi
  3. Drive from Cambulatsitsi to Blantyre

Bus, train, drive  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo Post Bus to Tete
  2. Take the train from Moatize to Cambulatsitsi
  3. Drive from Cambulatsitsi to Blantyre

Drive  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Maputo to Blantyre 1175.3 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Maputo to Blantyre is to drive which costs $190 - $280 and takes 22 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maputo to Blantyre is to fly which costs $310 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Maputo and Blantyre is 1160 km. The road distance is 1880.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Maputo to Blantyre, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Maputo Airport to Blantyre Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maputo to Blantyre is 1880 km. It takes approximately 22 h 37 min to drive from Maputo to Blantyre.

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Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways offer flights from Maputo Airport to Blantyre Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Blantyre. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maputo to Maputo Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs .

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  • Distance: 724.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Maputo, Mozambique and Blantyre, Malawi?

South African Airways and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique fly from Maputo to Blantyre 6 times a week.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Maputo to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Maputo to Tete
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Maputo to Tete
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Train operators
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Moatize to Cambulatsitsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
Post Bus (Correios de Moçambique)
Phone
+(258) 823057378
Email
marketing@correios.co.mz
Website
correios.co.mz
Bus from Maputo Post Bus to Tete
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
correios.co.mz

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