There are 9 ways to get from Tofo to Lilongwe by bus, car train, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  43 h 6 min

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

$1,345 - $1,354

Cheapest option

Bus InterCape, car train  •  2 days 11 h

  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

7 alternative options

Bus Premier BUS Services, car train  •  2 days 10 h

  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  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Tofo to Lilongwe 929.7 miles

$150 - $220

Fly Inhambane to Lilongwe  •  21 h 27 min

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

$223 - $744

Fly Inhambane to Lichinga, drive  •  25 h 28 min

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

$188 - $286

Bus to Maputo, fly to Lilongwe  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Maxixe to Maputo
  2. Fly from Maputo (MPM) to Lilongwe (LLW) MPM - LLW

$248 - $331

Fly Inhambane to Monkey Bay, drive  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Inhambane (INH) to Monkey Bay (MYZ) INH - MYZ
  2. Drive from Monkey Bay to Lilongwe

$264 - $846

Fly Inhambane to Tete, train, drive, bus  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Inhambane (INH) to Tete (TET) INH - TET
  2. Take the train from Moatize to Cambulatsitsi
  3. Drive from Cambulatsitsi to Blantyre
  4. Take the bus from Blantyre to Lilongwe

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 43 h 6 min 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 43 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 21 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Inhambane Airport to Lilongwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 26 h 40 min and has two stopovers.

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

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Proflight Zambia, South African Airways, Kenya Airways and Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique offer flights from Inhambane Airport to Lilongwe Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Lilongwe. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Tofo to Lilongwe.
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  • Distance: 696.4 miles
  • Duration: 43 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Tofo to Lilongwe via Maxixe, Komatipoort, Komatipoort, and Johannesburg in around 43 h 6 min. Alternatively, Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique, South African Airways and two other airlines fly from Tofo to Lilongwe twice daily.

Airlines
Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique
Website
lam.co.mz
Flights from Inhambane to Lichinga via Maputo, Nampula
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Flights from Inhambane to Lichinga via Maputo, Beira, Nampula
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Flights from Inhambane to Lichinga via Vilankulu, Maputo, Nampula
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Flights from Inhambane to Tete via Maputo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Flights from Inhambane to Tete via Vilankulu, Maputo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
South African Airways
Website
flysaa.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Vilankulu, Maputo, Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Maputo to Lilongwe via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Inhambane to Monkey Bay via Maputo, Johannesburg, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Inhambane to Monkey Bay via Maputo, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Inhambane to Monkey Bay via Vilankulu, Maputo, Johannesburg, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
25 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Inhambane to Monkey Bay via Maputo, Johannesburg, Lusaka, Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Nairobi
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Maputo to Lilongwe via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,000
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Inhambane to Lilongwe via Maputo, Johannesburg, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Phone
086 000 8888
Website
shosholozameyl.co.za
Car train from Komatipoort to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $23
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Moatize to Cambulatsitsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
vaalmaseru.co.za
Bus from Maxixe to Maputo
Ave. Duration
7 h
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 Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Lebombo Border Post to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
JR Choeu Express & Coaches
Phone
(011) 026 - 8800/8805
Email
info@jrchoeu.com
Website
instantonline.co.za
Bus from Johannesburg to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
25 h
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
34 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Blantyre to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
InterCape

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