There are 8 ways to get from Mozambique to South Africa by plane, bus or car

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Fly Maputo to Johannesburg  •  1 h 27 min

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

$93 - $183

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Bus TransLux Express  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Bertrams

$21

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Fly Maputo to Pietermaritzburg  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) MPM - PZB

$310 - $1,079

Fly Beira to Johannesburg  •  2 h 18 min

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

$108 - $165

Fly Nampula to Johannesburg  •  2 h 53 min

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

$160 - $272

Bus InterCape  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Maputo to Johannesburg

$27 - $40

Bus Citiliner  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Matola to Johannesburg

$29 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Maputo to Johannesburg 339.1 miles

$50 - $80

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

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The best way to get from Mozambique to South Africa without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 31 min and costs .

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

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Mozambique to South Africa bus services, operated by TransLux Express, depart from Maputo station.

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The best way to get from Mozambique to South Africa is to fly which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Maputo Airport to Johannesburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Mozambique to South Africa bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Bertrams station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mozambique to South Africa is 543 km. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Mozambique to South Africa.

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Turkish Airlines, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways offer flights from Maputo Airport to Johannesburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mozambique to South Africa.
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  • Distance: 912.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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, TransLux Express operates a bus from Maputo to Johannesburg once daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

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 Pietermaritzburg via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Beira to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Flights from Beira to Johannesburg via Maputo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg via Beira
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Flights from Nampula to Johannesburg via Maputo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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
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
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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Matola to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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The best way to get from Mozambique to Maputo Airport is to drive which takes 7 min and costs .

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