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There are 3 ways to get from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park by 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.

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Drive to Club Makokola, fly to Mfuwe  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Zomba to Club Makokola
  2. Fly from Club Makokola (CMK) to Mfuwe (MFU) CMK - MFU

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Drive to Blantyre, fly to Lilongwe, travel  •  6h 30m

  1. Drive from Zomba to Blantyre
  2. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Lilongwe (LLW) BLZ - LLW
  3. Travel from Lilongwe to South Luangwa National Park

Drive to Blantyre, fly to Mfuwe  •  7h 55m

  1. Drive from Zomba to Blantyre
  2. Fly from Blantyre (BLZ) to Mfuwe (MFU) BLZ - MFU

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Last updated: June 30 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park is to drive and fly which costs $28 - $230 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park is to drive and fly which costs $28 - $230 and takes 6h 54m.

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The distance between Zomba and South Luangwa National Park is 473 km.

It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Club Makokola Airport to Mfuwe Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Nyasa Express offers flights from Club Makokola Airport to Mfuwe Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in South Luangwa National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park.
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  • Distance: 472.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Zomba, Malawi and South Luangwa National Park, Zambia?

There is no direct connection from Zomba to South Luangwa National Park. However, you can take the drive to Club Makokola airport, fly to Mfuwe, then take the travel to South Luangwa National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Blantyre airport, fly to Lilongwe, then take the travel to South Luangwa National Park.

Airlines
Nyasa Express
Website
nyasaexpress.com
Flights from Club Makokola to Mfuwe via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$13 - $200
Flights from Blantyre to Mfuwe via Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Blantyre to Lilongwe
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Proflight Zambia
Website
proflight-zambia.com
Flights from Blantyre to Mfuwe via Lilongwe, Lusaka
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550

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