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There are 7 ways to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Harare  •  1h 57m

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

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Bus  •  30h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

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Fly to Bulawayo  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Bulawayo (BUQ) MPM - BUQ

Fly to Chimoio, drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Chimoio (VPY) MPM - VPY
  2. Drive from Chimoio to Mutare

Bus via Maputo  •  32h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

Bus via Johannesburg  •  35h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Harare

Drive  •  15h 5m

  1. Drive from Maputo to Harare 1287.4 km

Maputo (MPM) to Harare (HRE) flights

The flight time between Maputo (MPM) and Harare (HRE) is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 903 km. This includes an average layover time of around 42 min. Services are operated by Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways. Typically six flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

6 Weekly Planes
2h 52m Average Duration
$109 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe is to bus which costs $65 - $75 and takes 30h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe is to fly which takes 1h 57m and costs $180 - $310.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maputo to Zimbabwe. However, there are services departing from Maputo and arriving at Harare via Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 35m.

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The distance between Maputo and Zimbabwe is 885 km. The road distance is 1287.4 km.

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The best way to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe without a car is to bus which takes 30h 35m and costs $65 - $75.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Maputo to Zimbabwe is to fly which takes 1h 57m and costs $180 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $75 and takes 30h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Maputo Airport to Harare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Maputo to Zimbabwe bus services, operated by City Bus Coaches, arrive at Harare station.

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  • Distance: 884.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

What companies run services between Maputo, Mozambique and Zimbabwe?

Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways fly from Maputo to Epworth 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maputo to Harare via Johannesburg in around 30h 35m.

Airlines
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Maputo to Harare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Flights from Maputo to Chimoio
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Maputo to Bulawayo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Maputo to Harare via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Fastjet
Website
fastjet.com
Flights from Maputo to Bulawayo via Harare
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $330
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
City Bus Coaches
Phone
+267 318 8243
Email
ask@citybuscoaches.com
Website
citybuscoaches.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
citybuscoaches.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
https://www.intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
$35 - $50
Flexi
$31 - $34
Saver
$28 - $35
Tamuka Coaches
Phone
+27 84 575 4609
Website
tamukacoaches.online
Bus from Johannesburg to Harare
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$52
Website
https://tamukacoaches.com/

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Yes, the driving distance between Maputo to Zimbabwe is 1287 km. It takes approximately 15h 5m to drive from Maputo to Zimbabwe.

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

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The best way to get from Maputo to Maputo Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $30 - $40.

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