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There are 2 ways to get from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park by car or plane

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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Drive to Likoma Island, fly

  1. Drive from Mbeya to Likoma Island
  2. Fly from Likoma Island (LIX) to Mfuwe (MFU)

Fly from Mbeya

  1. Fly from Mbeya (MBI) to Mfuwe (MFU)

Mbeya (MBI) to Mfuwe (MFU) flights

The flight time between Mbeya (MBI) and Mfuwe (MFU) is around 9h 50m and covers a distance of around 511 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 15m. Services are operated by Air Tanzania, Proflight Zambia and Ethiopian Airlines. Typically three flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

3 Weekly Planes
9h 50m Average Duration
$249 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zambia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Zambia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Zambia.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Zambia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Zambia from May 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zambia

Domestic travel is restricted within Zambia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Zambia

Limited international flights leaving Tanzania began to resume from May 7.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Tanzania

Last updated: August 7 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park is to drive and fly which costs $150 - $430 and takes 20h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park is to fly. Taking this option will cost $240 - $650 and takes 12h 49m.

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The distance between Mbeya and South Luangwa National Park is 511 km.

It takes approximately 20h 19m to get from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Likoma Island Airport to Mfuwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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South Luangwa National Park is 1h behind Mbeya. It is currently 10:06 AM in Mbeya and 9:06 AM in South Luangwa National Park.

Nyasa Express offers flights from Likoma Island Airport to Mfuwe Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in South Luangwa National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mbeya to Mbeya Airport is to Private Transfer which takes 1 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park.
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  • Distance: 511.1 km
  • Duration: 20h 19m

What companies run services between Mbeya, Tanzania and South Luangwa National Park, Zambia?

Air Tanzania, Proflight Zambia and Ethiopian Airlines fly from Mbeya to South Luangwa National Park 3 times a week.

Airlines
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Mbeya to Mfuwe via Dar es Salaam, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Mbeya to Mfuwe via Dar es Salaam, Harare, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Likoma Island to Mfuwe via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $220

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