There are 6 ways to get from Namibia to Maputo by plane, bus, car 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  •  34 h 10 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

$98 - $173

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

$102 - $168

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

$112 - $185

Bus, car train  •  40 h 53 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 bus from Komatipoort to Maputo

Drive  •  23 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Windhoek to Maputo 1179.9 miles

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, and Johannesburg Park in around 34 h 1 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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$20 - $27
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
$40 - $60
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
intercape.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
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.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 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
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
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Matola
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Komatipoort to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Namibia to Maputo?

The distance between Namibia and Maputo is 1571 km. The road distance is 1888 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Namibia to Maputo?

The cheapest way to get from Namibia to Maputo is to bus which costs $95 - $180 and takes 34 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Namibia to Maputo?

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

Is there a direct bus between Namibia and Maputo?

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 Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Namibia to Maputo?

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