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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Chipata by plane, car, taxi or bus

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Fly Melbourne to Lilongwe, drive  •  28h 53m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Lilongwe (LLW) MEL - LLW
  2. Drive from Lilongwe to Chipata

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Fly Melbourne to Lusaka, drive  •  29h 55m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Lusaka (LUN) MEL - LUN
  2. Drive from Lusaka to Chipata

6 alternative options

Fly Melbourne to Tete, drive  •  34h 32m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Tete (TET) MEL - TET
  2. Drive from Tete to Chipata

Fly Melbourne to Mfuwe, taxi  •  29h 38m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mfuwe (MFU) MEL - MFU
  2. Take a taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata

Bus to Avalon, fly to Tete, drive  •  38h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Tete (TET) AVV - TET
  3. Drive from Tete to Chipata

Fly Melbourne to Blantyre, drive  •  35h 37m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Blantyre (BLZ) MEL - BLZ
  2. Drive from Blantyre to Chipata

Bus to Avalon, fly to Lilongwe, drive  •  33h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Lilongwe (LLW) AVV - LLW
  3. Drive from Lilongwe to Chipata

Bus to Avalon, fly to Mfuwe, taxi  •  37h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
  2. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Mfuwe (MFU) AVV - MFU
  3. Take a taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata

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Last updated: June 28 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Chipata is to fly and drive which costs $1,100 - $2,600 and takes 35h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Chipata is to fly and drive which costs $1,100 - $3,300 and takes 28h 53m.

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It is approximately 10947 km to get from Melbourne to Chipata.

It takes approximately 28h 53m to get from Melbourne to Chipata, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Lilongwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 30h and has two stopovers.

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Chipata is 8h behind Melbourne. It is currently 8:47 PM in Melbourne and 12:47 PM in Chipata.

Emirates, Qantas, Jetstar and four other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chipata. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Chipata.
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  • Distance: 10947.3 km
  • Duration: 28h 53m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Chipata, Zambia?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Chipata. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Lilongwe, then take the drive to Chipata. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Tete, then take the drive to Chipata.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg, Blantyre
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Kuala Lumpur, Madras, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Kuala Lumpur, Bengaluru, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Delhi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,500
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Delhi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Sydney, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
39h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Dubai, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
39h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Blantyre via Dubai, Nairobi, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,300
Flights from Avalon to Lilongwe via Sydney, Suvarnabhumi, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,400
Flights from Avalon to Lilongwe via Sydney, Bengaluru, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
39h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,300
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Hong Kong, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
30h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Sydney, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,300
Flights from Avalon to Tete via Sydney, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
38h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Avalon to Tete via Sydney, Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,100
Flights from Avalon to Tete via Sydney, Hong Kong, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from Avalon to Tete via Sydney, Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,200
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mfuwe via Dubai, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Mfuwe via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Avalon to Mfuwe via Sydney, Dubai, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
35h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,700
Flights from Melbourne to Lusaka via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,100
Flights from Melbourne to Lilongwe via Suvarnabhumi, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Avalon to Lilongwe via Sydney, Dubai, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,100
Flights from Avalon to Lilongwe via Sydney, Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
34h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Singapore Changi, Johannesburg, Maputo
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Tete via Sydney, Johannesburg, Maputo
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Avalon to Tete via Sydney, Johannesburg, Maputo
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mfuwe via Dubai, Nairobi, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Lusaka via Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $2,500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Lusaka via Sydney, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Southern Cross to Avalon Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Skybus
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Skybus
Other operators
Taxi from Mfuwe to Chipata
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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