Cheap Flights to Mozambique

Mozambique overview

Lose yourself in the fascinating cultural scene or the 2,500 kilometers of pristine coastline of Mozambique. Taking a cheap flight to Mozambique could very well submerge you into the fascinating and eclectic paradise that can only be found in these parts of East Africa!

When is the best time to fly to Mozambique?


Peak season:

Since Mozambique has no defined winter or summer months, it’s always a good opportunity to visit the beautiful country. The dry season in Mozambique runs from May through October, with June, July, and August being their coolest months. During the colder months, tourists flock to Mozambique to enjoy the outdoor adventures on offer, which means that flights here might be a little more expensive than they would be during the monsoon period.

Off season:

Mozambique has a monsoon season that starts in November and lasts until late April. This is when the country experiences its off season with regards to tourism, but it can be a brilliant time to score some amazingly cheap flight deals to Mozambique.

When is the best time to book a flight to Mozambique?

You’ll find that flights to Mozambique are widely available and don’t have to be booked insanely far ahead of your intended travel time. Just make sure that you book your cheap flight to Mozambique well in advance if you’re planning on visiting the country during the peak tourist season. You may also want to go ahead and compare a few different dates and times to ensure that you’re finding the best deal possible on flights to Mozambique.

How long is the flight to Mozambique?

Johannesburg to Maputo         1 hour
Cape Town to Maputo            4 hours, 25 minutes
Durban to Maputo                   1 hour, 15 minutes


Which airlines operate flights to Mozambique?

When trying to decide which carrier to use for your trip to Mozambique, you can make use of Kenya Airways, Kiwi Intl Airlines KLM, Cathay Pacific, of Finnaviation, which are but five of the major airlines operating flights to and from Mozambique. You’ll find that since the flight to Mozambique is not very long, you might not need extra onboard comfort features, in which case booking a flight with the most budget-friendly carrier could help you save on flight prices and leave you with more valuable spending money!

How to get from the airport to the city center?

Upon your arrival at Maputo International Airport, you’ll have to make your way into the city center, which can be done in one of three ways. You can choose to use one of the metered taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals, or perhaps you’d like to make use of one of the buses that run between the airport and the city. Alternatively, you can also decide to pick up a rental car at the airport, which is an excellent way to explore the country straight off the bat.

Mozambique insider information

  • You’re likely going to touch down in Maputo when taking a cheap flight to Mozambique, so take some time to explore the capital city. Some of the unmissable sites you have to see include the Jardim Tunduru botanical gardens, the National Arts Museum, and the Museum of the Revolution, which will provide you with insight into the country’s rich history.
  • Mozambique has some fantastic beaches, so if you’re a sun worshiper of sorts, make sure you check out the likes of Macaneta, Ponta do Ouro, Ponta Malongane, and Inhaca Island for a tropical paradise scene.
  • Travelers who’d like to get some fly-fishing, rock climbing, surfing, or diving done while visiting Mozambique, should consider visiting the Bazaruto Archipelago, which lies 30 kilometers off the coast of Mozambique. Some of the most unique islands in the archipelago include Magaruque, Santa Carolina, Benguerra, and Bazaruto.
  • For a nature escape (and the opportunity of experiencing some great animal encounters), why not include a visit to the Maputo Reserve to your travel itinerary? The reserve is an elephant sanctuary and forms part of a conservation program that spans across South Africa, Swaziland, and Mozambique.

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How much do things cost in Mozambique?

Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
R 6.95
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
R 9.96
1 km taxi journey
R 9.51
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
R 15.70

International departures to Mozambique