There are 6 ways to get from Pretoria to Maputo by train, plane, bus, car train or car

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Train, fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Marlboro
  2. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Maputo (MPM) JNB - MPM

$92 - $188

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Bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Maputo

$21 - $30

4 alternative options

Train, bus TransLux Express  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

$27 - $31

Train, bus InterCape  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pretoria to Park North-South
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

$33 - $50

Car train, train  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the car train from Pretoria to Komatipoort
  2. Take the train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo Line 111 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Pretoria to Maputo 324.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Pretoria to Maputo is to bus which costs R 300 - R 430 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pretoria to Maputo is to train and fly which costs R 1 300 - R 2 700 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pretoria and arriving at Maputo. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Pretoria and Maputo is 440 km. The road distance is 519.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pretoria to Maputo without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 2 min and costs R 380 - R 450.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Pretoria to Maputo, including transfers.

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Pretoria to Maputo bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Pretoria station.

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The quickest flight from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Pretoria to Maputo bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Maputo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pretoria to Maputo is 520 km. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Pretoria to Maputo.

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Map of how to get from Pretoria to Maputo.
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  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Pretoria, South Africa and Maputo, Mozambique?

Greyhound ZA operates a bus from Pretoria to Maputo twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 9 h 40 min. TransLux Express also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Marlboro
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Pretoria to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$15 - $21
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
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
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za

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Turkish Airlines, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique and South African Airways offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Maputo Airport.

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