There are 6 ways to get from Maputo to Tanzania by plane, taxi, bus, ferry, train, 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.

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Fly to Dar es Salaam  •  5 h 16 min

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

$162 - $327

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Fly to Zanzibar  •  6 h 9 min

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

$224 - $491

Fly to Kilimanjaro, taxi  •  8 h 40 min

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

$324 - $630

Bus, ferry, train  •  5 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Bertrams
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
  3. Take the bus from Lusaka to Mpulungu
  4. Take the ferry from Kasanga to Kigoma
  5. Take the train from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam

Bus, car train, ferry, train  •  5 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Komatipoort
  2. Take the car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Mpulungu
  5. Take the ferry from Kasanga to Kigoma
  6. Take the train from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam

$212 - $225

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  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 bus and car train and ferry and train which costs $210 - $230 and takes 5 days 8 h.

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

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min 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 5 h and has one stopover.

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Tanzania is 1 h ahead of Maputo. It is currently 8:46 PM in Maputo and 9:46 PM in Tanzania.

Yes, the driving distance between Maputo to Tanzania is 3594 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h 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 7 min and costs .

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

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
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Pemba, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi, Zanzibar
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
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
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Beira, Pemba
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Maputo to Dar es Salaam via Nampula, Pemba
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Nairobi, Kigali
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Maputo to Zanzibar via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Precision Air
Website
precisionairtz.com
Flights from Maputo to Kilimanjaro via Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $22
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
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
20 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Mpulungu
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Johanneburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
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
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kasanga to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
37 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Other operators
Taxi from Kilimanjaro to Arusha
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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