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There are 7 ways to get from Maputo to Tanzania by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dar es Salaam  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) MPM - DAR

$162 - $327

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Fly to Zanzibar  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Zanzibar (ZNZ) MPM - ZNZ

$224 - $491

Fly to Kilimanjaro, taxi  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) MPM - JRO
  2. Take a taxi from Kilimanjaro to Arusha

$324 - $630

Bus, train via Tunduma  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Bertrams
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
  4. Take the train from Tunduma to Dar es salaam

Bus, train  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Serenje
  4. Take the train from Serenje to Dar es salaam

Bus, train #2  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Kitwe
  3. Take the bus from Kitwe to Serenje
  4. Take the train from Serenje to Dar es salaam

Drive  •  2 days 0h

  1. Drive from Maputo to Dar es Salaam 2246.3 miles

$290 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maputo to Tanzania is to fly which costs $160 - $330 and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Maputo to Tanzania is to fly which costs $160 - $330 and takes 5h 16m.

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The distance between Maputo and Tanzania is 2188 km. The road distance is 3594.1 km.

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The best way to get from Maputo to Tanzania without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 21h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Maputo to Tanzania, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Maputo Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Tanzania is 1h ahead of Maputo. It is currently 1:02 PM in Maputo and 2:02 PM in Tanzania.

Yes, the driving distance between Maputo to Tanzania is 3594 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0h to drive from Maputo to Tanzania.

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Kenya Airways, South African Airways and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique offer flights from Maputo Airport to Dar es Salaam Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Maputo to Tanzania.
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  • Distance: 1367.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Maputo, Mozambique and Tanzania?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Kenya Airways fly from Maputo to Dar es Salaam 5 times a day.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi, Kigali
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Nampula, Pemba
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Bankair
Website
bankair.com
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Train operators
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority
Website
tazarasite.com
Train from Tunduma to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Train from Serenje to Dar es salaam
Ave. Duration
39h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
tazarasite.com
Ordinary
$26 - $40
Express
$30 - $50
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Nakonde
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Serenje
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Kitwe to Serenje
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Kitwe
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Other operators
Taxi from Kilimanjaro to Arusha
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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