Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
From Johannesburg to Maputo
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Maputo
Cheapest prices for Maputo flights by month
The cheapest ticket to Maputo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
September is currently the cheapest month to fly to Maputo. At this moment in time June is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.
When is the best time to fly to Maputo?
Average Maputo Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - MPM
R3 500 - R4 851
26 - 31 °C
10 - 104 mm
Maputo, with its tropical climate is hot all year round and is an oasis for travellers. Unlike a number of other tropical destinations, summer is not its most popular tourism season due to heavy rains during these months. The dry season between the months of June and September is its busiest period. Technically these months fall during Maputo’s winter season, however temperatures range from 14°C to 25°C. Flights to Maputo are in high demand over these months.
Cheap flights to Maputo are highly accessible during its quieter season. Maputo is a popular destination to visit all-year round, so its off season is relatively short and spans the festive holiday season from December to March. Visitors who take a trip to Maputo during this season should remember to use high SPF factor sunscreen and UV protection sunglasses. Precipitation is high, along with temperatures which reach 30°C. During this period, it is easier to get the cheapest flights to Maputo as well as comparatively lower accommodation rates.
When is the best time to book a flight to Maputo?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Maputo, you should look to book at least 57 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Maputo?
The cheapest day to fly to Maputo is usually Thursday. At the moment, Tuesday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Maputo?
Maputo flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight at midday will likely mean higher prices.
When is the best time to book your flight to Maputo?
October and November is when spring arrives in Mozambique’s capital city. During this shoulder season it’s possible for travellers to get the best of both worlds – cheap flights to Maputo and enjoyable weather conditions. Temperatures range from 18°C to 28°C and precipitation is far lower in comparison to the rest of the year. Popular activities during this time include scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing and boat trips along the sparkling peninsula.
The airlines that offer flights to Maputo are: South African Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and LAM. Flight prices depend on a number of factors, including the number of stops, travel dates, flight duration and the chosen airline.
How to get from the airport to the city centre?
After you compare flights to Maputo and secure tickets, it will be useful to plan your route from the airport to the city centre. Airport taxis are a popular mode of transportation. A negotiable rate of around R90 will get you from the airport to the city. Transfers and shuttle services are provided by most hotels, so plan ahead and check with your accommodation after you book flights to Maputo. Alternatively, for those who feel comfortable on foreign roads, a number of car rental companies are situated nearby.