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

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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 quickest flight from Nairobi Airport to Maputo Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 10 min.

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Maputo is 1 h behind Nairobi. It is currently 9:51 AM in Nairobi and 8:51 AM in Maputo.

Yes, the driving distance between Nairobi to Maputo is 4182 km. It takes approximately 2 days 9 h to drive from Nairobi to Maputo.

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Kenya Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways offer flights from Nairobi Airport to Maputo Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Maputo. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nairobi to Nairobi Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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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, Tuesday, 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, Tuesday, 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
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500

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