There are 8 ways to get from Tanzania to Mozambique by plane, car, train, ferry or bus

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 Dar es Salaam to Blantyre, drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Blantyre (BLZ) DAR - BLZ
  2. Drive from Blantyre to Tete

$127 - $589

Cheapest option

Drive to Chelinda, fly to Likoma Island, drive  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Mbeya to Chelinda
  2. Fly from Chelinda (CEH) to Likoma Island (LIX) CEH - LIX
  3. Drive from Likoma Island to Lichinga

$72 - $284

6 alternative options

Fly Dar es Salaam to Pemba, drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dar es Salaam (DAR) to Pemba (POL) DAR - POL
  2. Drive from Pemba to Nacala

Drive to Chelinda, fly to Monkey Bay, drive  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Mbeya to Chelinda
  2. Fly from Chelinda (CEH) to Monkey Bay (MYZ) CEH - MYZ
  3. Drive from Monkey Bay to Lichinga

$83 - $319

Drive to Chelinda, fly to Club Makokola, drive  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Mbeya to Chelinda
  2. Fly from Chelinda (CEH) to Club Makokola (CMK) CEH - CMK
  3. Drive from Club Makokola to Lichinga

$80 - $314

Train, ferry, bus via Kasanga  •  5 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
  5. Take the bus from Johannesburg Park to Maputo

$233 - $255

Train, ferry, bus  •  6 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
  2. Take the ferry from Kigoma to Mpulungu
  3. Take the bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
  4. Take the bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
  5. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Dar es Salaam to Maputo 2245.9 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Tanzania to Mozambique is to drive and fly which costs $70 - $290 and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tanzania to Mozambique is to fly and drive which costs $120 - $600 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Tanzania and Mozambique is 1424 km. The road distance is 3593.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Tanzania to Mozambique, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Tanzania and Mozambique?

There is no direct connection from Dar es Salaam to Tete. However, you can take the taxi to Dar es Salaam airport, fly to Blantyre, then take the drive to Tete. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Dar es Salaam airport, fly to Pemba, then take the drive to Nacala.

Airlines
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Chelinda to Likoma Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $210
Flights from Chelinda to Monkey Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Chelinda to Club Makokola
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Dar es Salaam to Pemba
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Train operators
Tanzania Railways Limited
Phone
+255 22 211 0599
Email
info@trl.co.tz
Website
trl.co.tz
Train from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma
Ave. Duration
40 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
trl.co.tz
Bus operators
Juldan Motors
Phone
260 955 776315
Email
juldanmotors2012@gmail.com
Website
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Mpulungu to Lusaka
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johanneburg
Ave. Duration
20 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
juldanmotors.com
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Shalom Bus Services
Phone
+260 966 828610
Website
thebestofzambia.com
Bus from Lusaka to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
thebestofzambia.com
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
$29 - $40
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Kigoma to Kasanga
Ave. Duration
37 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105
Ferry from Kigoma to Mpulungu
Ave. Duration
2 days 22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$105

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