There are 3 ways to get from Maputo to Nelspruit by bus, car 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

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Nelspruit

$13 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus, car train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Komatipoort
  2. Take the car train from Komatipoort to Nelspruit

$3 - $6

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Maputo to Nelspruit 126.1 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maputo to Nelspruit is to bus and car train which costs $3 - $6 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Maputo to Nelspruit is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $19 - $29.

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The distance between Maputo and Nelspruit is 171 km. The road distance is 202 km.

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The bus from Maputo to Nelspruit takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maputo and arriving at Nelspruit. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Maputo, Mozambique and Nelspruit, South Africa?

TransLux Express operates a bus from Maputo to Nelspruit once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Citiliner also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Komatipoort to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$6 - $9
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za

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