There are 4 ways to get from Namibia to Malawi by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Lilongwe  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Windhoek (WDH) to Lilongwe (LLW) WDH - LLW

$177 - $432

Cheapest option

Fly to Blantyre  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Windhoek (WDH) to Blantyre (BLZ) WDH - BLZ

$121 - $590

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Windhoek to Upington
  2. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre

$126 - $174

Drive  •  32 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Windhoek to Blantyre 1574.6 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Namibia to Malawi is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Namibia to Malawi is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Namibia to Malawi. However, there are services departing from Windhoek and arriving at Blantyre via Upington and Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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The distance between Namibia and Malawi is 2071 km. The road distance is 2519.3 km.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Malawi without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Namibia to Malawi, including transfers.

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Namibia to Malawi bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Windhoek station.

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The best way to get from Namibia to Malawi is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs $170 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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There is no direct flight from Windhoek Airport to Lilongwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Namibia to Malawi bus services, operated by JR Choeu Express & Coaches, arrive at Blantyre station.

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Map of how to get from Namibia to Malawi.
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  • Distance: 1294.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Namibia and Malawi?

South African Airways, Air Namibia and two other airlines fly from Windhoek to Lilongwe 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windhoek to Blantyre via Upington and Johannesburg in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Windhoek to Lilongwe via Lusaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Windhoek to Lilongwe via Johannesburg, Blantyre
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Windhoek to Lilongwe via Harare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Windhoek to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Windhoek to Blantyre via Lusaka, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Windhoek to Lilongwe via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Windhoek to Blantyre via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Windhoek to Lilongwe via Harare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Windhoek to Upington
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za

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Yes, the driving distance between Namibia to Malawi is 2519 km. It takes approximately 32 h 14 min to drive from Namibia to Malawi.

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Ethiopian Airlines, South African Airways, Air Namibia and Malawian Airlines offer flights from Windhoek Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Namibia to Windhoek Airport is to drive which takes 28 min and costs .

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