There are 5 ways to get from Maputo to Harare by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Harare (HRE) MPM - HRE

$151 - $756

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Train  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Maputo to Chicualacuala
  2. Take the train from Chicualacuala to Mpopoma
  3. Take the train from Mpopoma to Harare

$15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Harare Gjh2003 / ...

$51 - $66

Bus, train  •  26 h 16 min

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

$68 - $103

Drive  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Maputo to Harare 805.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Maputo to Harare is to train which costs $15 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Maputo to Harare is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maputo to Harare. However, there are services departing from Maputo and arriving at Harare via Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Maputo to Harare. However, there are services departing from Maputo and arriving at Harare via Chicualacuala and Mpopoma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1 h.

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The distance between Maputo and Harare is 919 km. The road distance is 1288.1 km.

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The best way to get from Maputo to Harare without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 20 min and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Maputo to Harare, including transfers.

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Maputo to Harare bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Maputo station.

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Maputo to Harare train services, operated by Mozambique Railways, depart from Maputo station.

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The best way to get from Maputo to Harare is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $70 and takes 25 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs $15 and takes 2 days 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Maputo to Harare.
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  • Distance: 574.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Maputo, Mozambique and Harare, Zimbabwe?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and five other airlines fly from Maputo to Harare every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maputo to Harare via Pretoria in around 25 h 20 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Maputo to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Maputo to Harare via Durban, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Maputo to Harare via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
flyafrica
Flights from Maputo to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Maputo to Chicualacuala
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Chicualacuala to Mpopoma
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mpopoma to Harare
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Harare
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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There is no direct flight from Maputo Airport to Harare Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Maputo to Harare bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Harare station.

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Maputo to Harare train services, operated by NRZ, arrive at Harare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maputo to Harare is 1288 km. It takes approximately 15 h 5 min to drive from Maputo to Harare.

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Turkish Airlines, flyafrica, Kenya Airways and South African Airways offer flights from Maputo Airport to Harare Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Harare. 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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