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There are 2 ways to get from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia by ferry or car

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Ferry

  1. Take the ferry from Nkhata Bay to Mlowe

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Drive

  1. Drive from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia

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Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Malawi, starting April 17.

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Last updated: August 9 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 2m.

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The distance between Nkhata Bay and Livingstonia is 113 km. The road distance is 180.5 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia is 181 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia.

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Map of how to get from Nkhata Bay to Livingstonia.
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  • Distance: 113.2 km
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Nkhata Bay, Malawi and Livingstonia, Malawi?

MV Ilala operates a ferry from Nkhata Bay to Mlowe once a week, and the journey takes 9h.

Ferry operators
MV Ilala
Phone
+265 1 587 411
Email
Mary.zulu@msc.mw
Website
malawitourism.com
Ferry from Nkhata Bay to Mlowe
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
malawitourism.com

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