Travelling by road into Malawi

Travelling in and out of Malawi by road is one breathing taking journey that will create memories that last a lifetime. Malawi has alot of senic views that will definitely make you return back again and again.

Chiweta, Malawi

There are daily coaches into Malawi from as far as South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. We will explore from each of the mentioned nations the journey details i.e distance, bus station, travel time and entry port.

Malawi – South Africa: one of the most competitive routes to travel with more than 20 bus companies operating this route. There are coaches from Cape Town and Johannesburg (South Africa) to Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mangochi and as far as Mzuzu (Malawi). The journey takes about 30 hours from Journey Johannesburg and 50 hours from cape town.

Malawi to South Africa operators.

The journey passes through Zimbabwe and Mozambique entering Malawi through Mwanza border post for those heading to Blantyre and Mangochi. Those heading to Lilongwe and Mzuzu enter through Dedza border post. After passing through Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Malawi – Tanzania: The least competitive route operated by one Tanzanian bus operator Taqwa bus service from Devil Street bus terminal in Lilongwe to Ubungo bus station in Dar es salaam. The route has pick up and drop off points for passengers in Mzuzu and Karonga(Malawi) and Mbeya (Tanzania). It is an 18 hour journey and entry into Malawi is through Songwe border post.

Taqwa bus service (Lilongwe – Dar es salaam)

Malawi – Zambia: This is a 12 hour journey between the two capitals of Lilongwe and Lusaka. The coach service provider is kobs bus service famously known as Zambia-Malawi as it is written on all their buses. From Lilongwe boarding is at Devil Street bus terminal and Lusaka at the Inter-city bus station. Entry into Malawi is via Mchinji border post which open 24 hours a day.

Kobs bus (Zambia – Malawi)

Malawi – Zimbabwe: the only available route is between Harare and Blantyre. The journey takes about 8 hours from Wenela Station (Blantyre) to Roadport (Harare). Entry port is Mwanza border post with transit through Mozambique from Zimbabwe.

Malawi – Zimbabwe operators.

Malawi has land borders with Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. All land borders operate for 12 hours except for Mchinji border with Zambia which operational 24 hours. All Borders issue visas on arrival and the following facilities are available ATM, tax authority, Forex bureau, sim card kiosks, etc.

Malawi the warm heart of Africa, welcomes you all.

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