There are 9 ways to get from Mozambique to South Africa by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Maputo to Johannesburg  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Johannesburg (JNB) MPM - JNB

$95 - $185

Cheapest option

Train, car train  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Maputo to Ressano Garcia Line 111 / ...
  2. Take the car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg

$11 - $16

7 alternative options

Fly Maputo to Durban  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Durban (DUR) MPM - DUR

$216 - $725

Fly Beira to Johannesburg  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Beira (BEW) to Johannesburg (JNB) BEW - JNB

$110 - $167

Fly Tete to Johannesburg  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Tete (TET) to Johannesburg (JNB) TET - JNB

$127 - $202

Fly Nampula to Johannesburg  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Nampula (APL) to Johannesburg (JNB) APL - JNB

$167 - $287

Bus to Nelspruit, fly to Johannesburg  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Matola to Nelspruit
  2. Fly from Nelspruit (MQP) to Johannesburg (JNB) MQP - JNB

$132 - $320

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg

$22 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Maputo to Johannesburg 339.1 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mozambique to South Africa is to train and car train which costs $10 - $16 and takes 15 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mozambique to South Africa is to fly which costs $95 - $190 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Mozambique and South Africa is 1460 km. The road distance is 542.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Mozambique to South Africa, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maputo and arriving at Johannesburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Mozambique and South Africa?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and Turkish Airlines fly from Maputo to Benoni 5 times a day. Alternatively, InterCape operates a bus from Maputo to Johannesburg twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Maputo to Durban
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Maputo to Durban via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Beira to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Tete to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Nelspruit to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Beira to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Flights from Beira to Johannesburg via Maputo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Flights from Tete to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Flights from Tete to Johannesburg via Maputo
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg via Tete
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg via Maputo
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Maputo to Ressano Garcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
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
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$18 - $25
Bus operators
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Matola to Nelspruit
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Maputo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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