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.

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Fly  •  4 h 10 min

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

$190 - $500

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Bus  •  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

$87 - $143

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Bus via Bertrams  •  33 h 27 min

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

$90 - $138

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

$96 - $160

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

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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, Park Station, Library Gardens and Bertrams. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 27 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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The best way to get from Namibia to Maputo without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 27 min and costs .

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

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

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The best way to get from Namibia to Maputo is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Windhoek Airport to Maputo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Namibia to Maputo bus services, operated by TransLux Express, arrive at Maputo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Namibia to Maputo is 1888 km. It takes approximately 23 h 56 min to drive from Namibia to Maputo.

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British Airways, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, Air Namibia and South African Airways offer flights from Windhoek Airport to Maputo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Namibia to Maputo.
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  • Distance: 982.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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, Johannesburg, Park Station, Library Gardens, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, and Bertrams in around 33 h 27 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
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
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$17 - $23
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 - $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
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Bertrams to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
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
$21 - $29
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matola
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za

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There are 100+ hotels available in Maputo. Prices start at $42 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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