Cheap flights from Maputo to Johannesburg

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Maputo (MPM) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best MPM to JNB flight in 2022: compare Maputo to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
MPM - JNB
Price
R289 - R343
JNB
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
JNB
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R4 578

From Maputo Intl to Johannesburg

One-way from

R3 342

One-way flight from Maputo Intl to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Maputo to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R4 879, or R5 307 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Johannesburg from Maputo. Prices for August average R4 907 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R4 372. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a August flight can save you 10% on your journey compared to booking in April

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg (MPM - JNB)?

It’s optimal to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Maputo to Johannesburg in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MPM to JNB flights in June, July
29 Jun - 3 Jul
R4 451pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
12 Jul - 14 Jul
R4 530pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
30 Jul - 6 Aug
R4 562pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl

Maputo Intl to Johannesburg 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Maputo found for this year
15 Aug - 19 Aug
R4 277pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
27 Jun - 27 Jun
R4 388pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
23 Sep - 26 Sep
R4 404pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl

Direct flights to Johannesburg from Maputo

Save time with Maputo to Johannesburg direct flight deals
15 Aug - 19 Aug
R4 277pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
23 Sep - 26 Sep
R4 404pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
18 Nov - 26 Nov
R4 451pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl

Last-minute flights from Maputo to Johannesburg

Late deals on return flights to Johannesburg from Maputo, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 13 Jul
R4 562pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
3 Jul - 31 Jul
R4 926pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl
6 Jul - 14 Jul
R4 942pp
MPM
Maputo Intl
LAM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
LAM
Direct
MPM
Maputo Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Maputo

The cheapest one-way flights from Maputo to Johannesburg
7:50 - 12:20
LAM
1 stop
4h 30m
MPM - JNB
LAM
R3 342
Travelgenio
11:35 - 12:50
Airlink
Direct
1h 15m
MPM - JNB
Airlink
R6 225
10:30 - 23:55
Ethiopian Air
1 stop
13h 25m
MPM - JNB
Ethiopian Air
R6 637

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Maputo to Johannesburg

What airport do you fly from for flights from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Most people fly from Maputo Intl (MPM) if they book a flight from Maputo to Johannesburg. On average, Maputo Intl has 8 outbound flights to Johannesburg per day from 3 airlines. Maputo Intl is conveniently located just 4,5 km from Maputo’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Maputo Intl to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Maputo Intl to Johannesburg that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Airlink, LAM, and South African. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Maputo to Johannesburg for under R4 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Maputo to Johannesburg for under R4 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LAM for just R4 277, but on average you can expect to pay R4 879.

Are there direct flights from Maputo to Johannesburg for under R4 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Maputo to Johannesburg under R4 300. A good price for a direct flight from Maputo to Johannesburg is less than R4 895.

Are there last-minute flights available from Maputo to Johannesburg for under R4 600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Maputo to Johannesburg within the next 7 days for less than R4 600.

What days are direct flights available from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Maputo to Johannesburg flight route?

The Maputo Intl to Johannesburg flight path was viewed by 1 878 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Maputo to Johannesburg on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from Maputo to Johannesburg on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Departing from Maputo to Johannesburg will take you 1h 10m. The distance from Maputo to Johannesburg is about 435 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Maputo to Johannesburg round-trip?

Currently priced at R4 277, LAM will fly you from Maputo to Johannesburg and back. In addition to LAM, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Major Airline and Airlink - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R5 037 and R5 132, respectively. You may be able to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg for 12% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is LAM, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R2 218. However, be on the lookout for offers from Airlink and Ethiopian Air, as they are both options that can get you from Maputo to Johannesburg for a low price.

What are the cheapest flights from Maputo to Johannesburg?

While on average a flight from Maputo to Johannesburg is generally R3 688, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R1 317. When looking at the most popular route, (Maputo Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo), you can expect to pay R4 388 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Before booking your flight to Johannesburg from Maputo, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Airlink (91%), South African (36%), LAM( 33%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Maputo to Johannesburg?

The most popular airlines flying from Maputo to Johannesburg are Airlink, South African and LAM. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What airports serve Maputo to Johannesburg flights?

The Maputo International Airport is located just 6 km North of the city of Maputo, Mozambique. Travellers can reach the airport from the city within 13 minutes by car or taxi. This airport services flights to Johannesburg’s largest airport, the O.R. Tambo International Airport, which is 25 minutes away from downtown Johannesburg by car. If you prefer to fly out of a different airport, Nelspruit Airport is two hours and 50 minutes away and located in South Africa.

Which airlines fly directly from Maputo to Johannesburg?

There are a number of nonstop flight options between Maputo and Johannesburg. Most flights between these two destinations are direct and total an hour and fifteen minutes of flight time. While there is a separate currency for pricing in Mozambique, the Maputo Airport accepts South African Rand (ZAR) as payment.

What are the stopover options on flights from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Those looking for longer or cheaper travel options can find a LAM flight between Maputo and Johannesburg with a single stopover at the Chingozi Airport. This is an overnight layover that adds 29 hours to travel time. In addition, there are LAM and Kenya Airways flights with a number of stops in Chingozi and Beira. Some airlines may stop at the Pemba Airport for a long stopover as well.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Maputo to Johannesburg?

Citizens of South Africa or Mozambique are not required to have a visa in order to visit the country. International travellers who are visiting Johannesburg from Maputo will need to have updated visa or passport documents in order, with at least two blank pages for border authorities. Visas should be obtained several weeks in advance of the scheduled flight date, as they can take some time to process. There are a number of different traveler’s or student visas available that can reduce travel time and allow for an extended stay.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Johannesburg from Maputo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Maputo Intl to Johannesburg

Most visitors from Maputo Intl can enter Johannesburg without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Maputo Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Maputo Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Maputo from Johannesburg?

Returning to Maputo Intl from Johannesburg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Maputo Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Maputo Intl.

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Alternative routes for Maputo to Johannesburg

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Maputo to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Flight duration from MPM to Johannesburg
1h 09m
Average temperature for June in Johannesburg
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Johannesburg
12.0 mm

Airports servicing Maputo

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 3 airlines flying from Maputo Intl to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Maputo to Johannesburg choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
South African
R4 101 R4 709 No cancel fee 78%
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LAM
R4 139 R4 460 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by LAM. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Airlink
R4 456 R5 035 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airlink. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Maputo to Johannesburg

See what time of day planes typically take off from Maputo towards Johannesburg.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 59% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Maputo to Johannesburg
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Maputo to Johannesburg.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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