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There are 5 ways to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique by bus, train or car

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Bus Greyhound ZA, train  •  24h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Bertrams to Maputo

$56 - $71

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Bus  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the bus from Pretoria to Maputo

$50 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus Citiliner, train  •  28h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Pretoria
  2. Take the train from Pretoria to Park
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Maputo

$71 - $104

Train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Harare to Mpopoma
  2. Take the train from Mpopoma to Chicualacuala
  3. Take the train from Chicualacuala to Maputo

Drive  •  15h 4m

  1. Drive from Harare to Maputo 804.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 25h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique is to bus and train which costs $55 - $75 and takes 24h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zimbabwe to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Maputo via Pretoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zimbabwe to Mozambique. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Maputo via Mpopoma and Chicualacuala. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Zimbabwe and Mozambique is 552 km. The road distance is 1287.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique without a car is to bus and train which takes 24h 28m and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 24h 28m to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique, including transfers.

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Zimbabwe to Mozambique bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, depart from Harare station.

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Zimbabwe to Mozambique train services, operated by NRZ, depart from Harare station.

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The best way to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique is to bus which takes 25h 50m and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 1h.

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Map of how to get from Zimbabwe to Mozambique.
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  • Distance: 344.9 miles
  • Duration: 24h 28m

What companies run services between Zimbabwe and Mozambique?

You can take a bus from Harare to Maputo via Pretoria in around 25h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harare to Maputo via Mpopoma and Chicualacuala in around 2 days 1h.

Train operators
Gautrain
Phone
+27 80 042 8872
Website
join.gautrain.co.za
Train from Pretoria to Park
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
gautrain.co.za
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Mpopoma
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Mpopoma to Chicualacuala
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Mozambique Railways
Website
cfm.co.mz
Train from Chicualacuala to Maputo
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
cfm.co.mz
Bus operators
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Pretoria to Maputo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za
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
Citiliner
Phone
087 352 0352
Email
enquiries@citiliner.co.za
Website
citiliner.co.za
Bus from Harare to Pretoria
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citiliner.co.za
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Zimbabwe to Mozambique bus services, operated by Greyhound ZA, arrive at Maputo station.

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Zimbabwe to Mozambique train services, operated by Mozambique Railways, arrive at Maputo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zimbabwe to Mozambique is 1288 km. It takes approximately 15h 4m to drive from Zimbabwe to Mozambique.

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