The capital of Mozambique is a perfect holiday destination and a city break option. There is no shortage of things to do and see in the largest city of Mozambique, including discovering its landmarks, excellent beaches, tasting fantastic food and enjoying the nightlife. Book your cheap flight to Maputo and visit famous attractions, such as Casa de Ferro (the Iron House), designed by Gustave Eiffel as the governor's house in the late 19th century. Maputo is home to great museums and galleries. The National Art Museum owns a collection of Mozambique's contemporary paintings and sculptures, while the Natural History Museum comprises interesting exhibits, displays, and artifacts everyone must see when in Maputo. When in Maputo, do not miss out on Chissano Gallery which showcases the works of renowned Mozambican sculptor Alberto Chissano. The municipal market is another place worth a stop. It is especially known for fresh produce and spices. Numerous restaurants, pubs, and bars will welcome you and let you enjoy fantastic food and spend time in a relaxed atmosphere. Maputo Railway Station is another attraction that is not to be missed. This beautiful building now houses a railway museum and arious cultural events are held there, too. Do not look further - book your cheap flight to Maputo and explore all of these marvelous attractions.
Ways of finding cheap flights to Maputo
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Cheap flights to Maputo from Johannesburg and Cape Town
Cheap flights to Maputo are operated directly from Johannesburg by LAM Mozambique Airlines and South African Airways. The average flight duration from Johannesburg to Maputo is 1 hour on both airlines. Other carriers operating cheap flights to Maputo from Johannesburg include Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines, however, the flights not only include a layover, but they are also longer and more expensive than those served by LAM Mozambique Airlines and South African Airways (the average flight duration on Kenya Airways is 12 hours 25 minutes and 14 hours 25 minutes on Ethiopian Airlines). Cheap flights to Maputo from Cape Town are served by South African Airways with a layover in Johannesburg and the average flight time is 4 hours 25 minutes.
Cheap flights to Maputo from other cities in South Africa
If you choose to fly on FlySafair + LAM Mozambique Airlines, it will take 4 hours 50 minutes and the flight will include a layover in Johannesburg. Another option is a flight on British Airways + South African Airways which lasts 5 hours 15 minutes. This is a connecting flight that also has a layover in Johannesburg. Other cities in South Africa from which you can start your cheap flight to Maputo include Durban (3 hours 40 minutes on South African Airways, 3 hours 45 minutes on British Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines, 4 hours 10 minutes on FlySafair + LAM Mozambique Airlines), Port Elizabeth (4 hours 20 minutes on British Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines, 4 hours 55 minutes on South African Airlines, 6 hours 40 minutes on FlySafair + LAM Mozambique Airlines), East London ( 3 hours 55 minutes on South African Airways, 4 hours 15 minutes on FlySafair + LAM Mozambique Airlines, 6 hours 20 minutes on Kulula + LAM Mozambique Airlines), Bloemfontein (4 hours 15 minutes on South African Airways or South African Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines), George (4 hours 10 minutes on Kulula + LAM Mozambique Airlines, 4 hours 45 minutes on South African Airways, 6 hours 15 minutes on FlySafair + LAM Mozambique Airlines), Nelspruit (3 hours 30 minutes on South African Airways or South African Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines), Hoedspruit (4 hours on South African Airlines or South African Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines), and Polokwane (3 hours 25 minutes on South African Airways or South African Airways + LAM Mozambique Airlines).
Carriers operating most cheap flights to Maputo
Most cheap flights to Maputo from South African cities are operated by South African Airways and LAM Mozambique Airlines. The former is South African's flag carrier, headquartered at O.R Tambo International Airport. The top international routes include Johannesburg–New York, Johannesburg–London, Johannesburg–Hong Kong, Johannesburg–Frankfurt and Johannesburg–Perth. The latter is the flag carrier of Mozambique based in Maputo. It serves scheduled flights in Southern Africa.
Cheap flights to Maputo on South African Airways
When booking your cheap flight to Maputo with South African Airways, you will be entitled to one carry-on bag, in addition to a personal item, that must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of the passenger. The carry-on bag may not exceed the maximum linear dimensions of 115 cm and may not be heavier than 8 kg. Checked baggage allowance for economy class passengers is two pieces up to 23 kg each. Online check-in is available 24 hours before the flight departure. Your cheap flight to Maputo on South African Airways will include complimentary refreshments and on-demand entertainment such as movies, TV shows, and documentaries as well as SAA's magazine Sawubona that will keep you entertained during your cheap flight to Maputo.
Cheap flights to Maputo on LAM Mozambique Airlines
Your cheap flight to Maputo with LAM Airlines will come with an 8kg hand baggage which may not exceed the dimensions of 36x56x23 cm and two pieces of checked baggage weighing no more than 23 kg in total and no bigger than 158 cm. Online check-in is available between 24 hours and 3 hours before the flight departure. Enter your name and reservation number, choose your seat and retrieve or print your boarding pass.
Maputo International Airport
Maputo International Airport, also referred to as Mavalane International Airport, is situated 3 kilometers from the capital city of Mozambique. It features two terminals and several basic passenger facilities, such as banking services, shopping and dining outlets and an information point. WiFi access is available in lounges. The most common way to get from the airport to the city is by taxi and it usually takes about 15 minutes.