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There are 6 ways to get from Tofo to Lilongwe by bus, car train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  43h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Maxixe to Komatipoort
  2. Take the bus from Komatipoort to Bertrams
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe

$1,347 - $1,348

Cheapest option

Bus InterCape, car train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Maxixe to Komatipoort
  2. Take the car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe

$60 - $89

4 alternative options

Bus Premier BUS Services, car train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Maxixe to Komatipoort
  2. Take the car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe

Drive  •  21h 49m

  1. Drive from Tofo to Lilongwe 929.7 miles

$150 - $220

Fly to Lilongwe  •  21h 47m

  1. Fly from Inhambane (INH) to Lilongwe (LLW) INH - LLW

$99 - $482

Fly to Lichinga, drive  •  25h 28m

  1. Fly from Inhambane (INH) to Lichinga (VXC) INH - VXC
  2. Drive from Lichinga to Lilongwe

$188 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tofo to Lilongwe is to bus and car train which costs $55 - $90 and takes 2 days 11h.

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The quickest way to get from Tofo to Lilongwe is to fly which costs $95 - $490 and takes 21h 47m.

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The distance between Tofo and Lilongwe is 1114 km. The road distance is 1487.6 km.

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It takes approximately 43h 17m to get from Tofo to Lilongwe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tofo to Lilongwe is to bus which takes 43h 17m and costs $1,347 - $1,349. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $95 - $490 and takes 21h 47m.

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There is no direct flight from Inhambane Airport to Lilongwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 27h and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tofo to Lilongwe is 1488 km. It takes approximately 21h 49m to drive from Tofo to Lilongwe.

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South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Inhambane Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Lilongwe. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tofo to Inhambane Airport is to drive which takes 22m and costs .

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Map of how to get from Tofo to Lilongwe.
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  • Distance: 696.4 miles
  • Duration: 43h 17m

What companies run services between Tofo, Mozambique and Lilongwe, Malawi?

You can take a bus from Tofo to Lilongwe via Maxixe, Komatipoort, Komatipoort, Bertrams, Bezuidenhout & Betrams, Library Gardens, Park Station, and Johannesburg in around 43h 17m. Alternatively, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, South African Airways and three other airlines fly from Tofo to Lilongwe twice daily.

Airlines
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Vilankulu, Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Blantyre
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Inhambane to Lichinga via Maputo, Nampula
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Flights from Inhambane to Lichinga via Vilankulu, Maputo, Nampula
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Malawian Airlines
Website
malawian-airlines.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Blantyre
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
Vaal Maseru
Phone
014 534 0593/4/5
Email
info@vaalmaseru.co.za
Website
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Maxixe to Komatipoort
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
TransLux Express
Phone
011 774 8304
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
translux.co.za
Bus from Komatipoort to Bertrams
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1,320
Schedules at
instantonline.co.za
Premier BUS Services
Phone
0999 464 273
Email
premierbusez@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
InterCape

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