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

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Train, fly  •  4h 3m

  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  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Pretoria to Maputo

$20 - $30

4 alternative options

Train, bus TransLux Express  •  9h 2m

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

$27 - $31

Train, bus InterCape  •  10h 29m

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

$33 - $50

Car train, train  •  14h 41m

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

Drive  •  5h 46m

  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 9h 40m.

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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 4h 3m.

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

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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 9h 2m and costs R 380 - R 450.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m 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 1h.

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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 5h 46m 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: 4h 3m

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 9h 40m. TransLux Express also services this route once daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Maputo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39m
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
10h 58m
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
2h 35m
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
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Bus from Pretoria to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
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
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
InterCape

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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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