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Duration 16 min
Distance 16.5 km
Average price $40
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Malawi

The nearest airport to Malawi is Blantyre (BLZ). However, there are better options for getting to Malawi. Malawi Posts Corporation operates a bus from Lilongwe to Blantyre twice daily. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 4h 30m.

Recommended airport

Lilongwe (LLW)

  1. Lilongwe
  2. Blantyre
4h 51m
$12 - $14
Other nearby airports

Blantyre (BLZ)

  1. Blantyre (BLZ)
  2. Blantyre
16 min
$2 - $5

Mfuwe (MFU)

  1. Mfuwe (MFU)
  2. Blantyre
7h 38m
$95 - $150

Tete (TET)

  1. Moatize
  2. Cambulatsitsi
  3. Blantyre
4h 37m

Mbeya (MBI)

  1. Mbeya (MBI)
  2. Songwe
  3. Karonga
  4. Mzuzu
  5. Blantyre
16h 17m

Important airports for Blantyre

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Malawi? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Malawi. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Malawi.

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The nearest airport to Malawi is Lilongwe (LLW) Airport which is 59.1 km away.

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It takes 4h 51m to get from Blantyre to Lilongwe (LLW) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Lilongwe (LLW) Airport, which is 259.1 km away from Blantyre. The bus from Lilongwe (LLW) to Blantyre takes 4h 51m.

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