Mozambique

Mozambican new metical (Mtc)

Portuguese, Changana, Nyanja, Makhuwa and other African languages

Transportation

Airline in Mozambique

Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique

The national airline, with flights linking Maputo with Inhambane, Vilankulo, Beira, Chimoio, Quelimane, Tete, Nampula, Lichinga and Pemba. Always reconfirm your ticket, and check in early. Advance-purchase...

Bus Station in Maputo

Junta

Maputo’s long-distance bus depot is about 7km from the centre. Most departures are between 5am and 11am. Taxis bring you inside, directly to your bus. Chapas (Mtc7, 30 minutes to one hour) are marked 'Zimpeto' or...

Bus in Maputo

Greyhound

Daily from Johannesburg’s Park Station complex at 7.45am, and from Maputo at 7am (US$30) and 7pm (US$20). Maputo departures are from the large, white-gated enclosure on Avenida Karl Marx, next to the Resotel...

Bus in Maputo

Luciano Luxury Coach

Daily Monday to Friday from Johannesburg (Hotel Oribi, 24 Bezuidenhout Ave, Troyville) at 5pm and Sunday at 9.30am; from Maputo (from behind the main post office) daily except Saturday at 8.30pm. Also twice...

Car Rental in Pemba

Safi Rentals

Safi comes highly recommended, offering reliable car rentals at very reasonable prices (with a trusted driver, if required). Rates include unlimited kilometres, opening the door to many attractions in the north...

Car Rental in Lichinga

Lúrio Empreendimentos

Rent cars with or without drivers to get you around some of Niassa Province's tough roads. This is also a good source of current information about Lake Niassa and the Niassa Reserve. It's based out beyond the...

Bus in Maputo

Cheetah Express

Daily between Maputo and Nelspruit (Mtc1300 return, 3½ hours), departing Maputo at 6am from Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, just west of Avenida Julius Nyerere next to Mundo’s, and departing Nelspruit at about 4pm from...

Airline in Mozambique

SAAirlink

Flights connecting Johannesburg with Maputo, Vilankulo, Beira, Nampula, Tete and Pemba, and connecting Durban (South Africa) and Maputo. Its offices are located at all serviced Mozambique domestic airports.

Bus in Nampula

Maning Nice

Departures and ticketing from Padaria Nampula transport stand, in the same place as tanzaniano chapas (minibuses) to Mozambique Island. All departures between 3am and 5am.

Bus in Maputo

Translux

Just southeast of Avenida José Siduno, with daily bus connections between Maputo and Johannesburg. Departures from Johannesburg are at 8.45am and from Maputo at 7.45am.

Bus Stop in Maputo

Museu

Chapas to the airport and Junta. Chapas marked ‘Museu-Benfica’ go along Avenida Eduardo Mondlane. The stop is near the Natural History Museum.

Ferry in Maputo

Catembe Ferry Pier

Daily ferries between Maputo and Catembe from 5am to 11.30pm (per person/vehicle from Mtc5/240, less for vehicles on weekdays).

Airline in Bazaruto Archipelago

CR Aviation

Flies between Vilankulo and Bazaruto, and offers scenic flyovers of the archipelago from US$140 per person, minimum six people.

Airline in Mozambique

CR Aviation

Scheduled and charter flights to the Bazaruto Archipelago, Quirimbas Archipelago, Inhaca and Gorongosa National Park.

Helicopter in Bazaruto Archipelago

Archipelago Charters

Helicopter charters connecting Vilankulo with Bazaruto, Benguera and Santa Carolina islands, plus scenic tours.

Airport in Tete

Chingozi Airport

Tete's Chingozi Airport is 6km from town on the Moatize road. It hosts national and international flights.

Airport in Nampula

Nampula Airport

Nampula Airport is very handily positioned just 4km northeast of the city centre (Mtc200 in a taxi).

Car Rental in Maputo

Avis

This recommended outfit has efficient service and reasonable prices. Offices also in Beira and Tete.

Car Rental in Maputo

Europcar

Next to Hotel Polana and at the airport. Offices also in Vilankulo, Beira, Nampula, Pemba and Tete.

Bus Stop in Maputo

Ponto Final

Terminus for some upcountry buses, and for chapas running along Avenida Eduardo Mondlane.