There are 2 ways to get from Nairobi to Maputo by plane or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Maputo (MPM) NBO - MPM

$250 - $500

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Drive from Nairobi to Maputo 2613.6 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Nairobi to Maputo is to fly which costs $250 - $500 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nairobi to Maputo is to fly which costs $250 - $500 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Nairobi and Maputo is 2782 km. The road distance is 4181.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Nairobi to Maputo, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Maputo is Maputo (MPM) Airport which is 4.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Skukuza (SZK) (149.5 km), Nelspruit (MQP) (162.2 km), Londolozi (LDZ) (169.2 km) and Sabi Sand Reserve (ASS) (173.3 km).

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Map of how to get from Nairobi to Maputo.
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  • Distance: 1738.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Nairobi, Kenya and Maputo, Mozambique?

Kenya Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways fly from Nairobi to Maputo twice daily.

Airlines
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Nairobi to Maputo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi to Maputo via Pemba
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $500
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Nairobi to Maputo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Nairobi to Maputo via Pemba
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $500
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Nairobi to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500

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