There are 6 ways to get from Namibia to Maputo by plane, bus, car train, 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  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Windhoek (WDH) to Maputo (MPM) WDH - MPM

$190 - $500

Cheapest option

Bus  •  33 h 50 min

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

$90 - $157

4 alternative options

Bus via Johannesburg Park  •  34 h 1 min

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

$90 - $152

Bus via Matola  •  37 h

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

$99 - $168

Bus, car train, train  •  42 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Windhoek to Upington
  2. Take the bus from Upington to Johannesburg
  3. Take the car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
  4. Take the train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo

Drive  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Windhoek to Maputo 1179.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Namibia to Maputo is to bus which costs $90 - $160 and takes 33 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Namibia to Maputo is to fly which costs $190 - $500 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Namibia and Maputo is 1571 km. The road distance is 1887.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Namibia to Maputo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Namibia to Maputo. However, there are services departing from Windhoek and arriving at Maputo via Upington and Johannesburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Namibia and Maputo, Mozambique?

South African Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and three other airlines fly from Windhoek to Maputo every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Windhoek to Maputo via Upington and Johannesburg in around 33 h 50 min.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Windhoek to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Windhoek to Maputo via Johannesburg, Durban
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Windhoek to Maputo via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Johannesburg to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$17 - $24
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
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 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matola
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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