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About Flights to Maputo

Summary info about Maputo flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

23h 55m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Maputo from United States in the last 72 hours is $405 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Maputo Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Maputo from United States in the last 72 hours is $787 (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl to Maputo Intl).
The fastest flight to Maputo from United States takes 23h 55m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Maputo Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Maputo, including TAP AIR PORTUGAL, Ethiopian Air and Qatar Airways.

Maputo flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Maputo?

The month of February is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Maputo from United States, with most prices found around $847. The month of January is another great option to travel to Maputo, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $906.

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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Maputo?

According to our data, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly to Maputo from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Saturday departure recently was $1,136. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Maputo on Sunday is $1,748.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Maputo?

In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Maputo when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,288. Flying to Maputo in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets at noon because they tend to be around $2,299. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Maputo?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United States, such as Los Angeles or San Francisco, and flying into the most popular airport in Maputo (Maputo Intl), then you can expect flight times to average 33h 35m and 32h 25m, respectively.

Cheapest flights to Maputo airports

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Los Angeles (LAX) to Maputo (MPM)

Typically, flights to Maputo from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Maputo Intl, which has an average price of $1,684

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MAPUTO FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary31% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Maputo costs on average just $1,064 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MAPUTO FROM LOS ANGELESJune88% more expensiveIt costs about $2,897 for flights to Maputo from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MAPUTO FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember643% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Maputo from Los Angeles in September than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Maputo

How long does it take to fly to Maputo?

You can expect it to take about 25 hours 35 minutes to fly to Maputo, Mozambique from New York, around 33 hours 25 minutes to fly to Maputo from Chicago, and 27 hours 26 minutes to get there from Los Angeles.

Where can you fly directly into Maputo from?

Unfortunately, nonstop flights from the U.S. to Maputo, Mozambique are not currently available. The most nonstop flights originate from New York (JFK), where you can find Maputo flight deals with only one layover in Addis Ababa Bole or Doha. Flights from most other cities in the U.S. have two layovers.

Maputo flight deals found on momondo

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Which airlines fly to Maputo?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Maputo

Which airlines fly to Maputo?

For flights from United States to Maputo, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as South African, Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Air and TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.

South African Flights to Maputo

The most popular airline for flights to Maputo on momondo is South African, which operates 14 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Johannesburg OR Tambo, with the best deal for South African flights to Maputo being $964 (round-trip, New York John F Kennedy Intl to Maputo, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 10 South African reviews, it is rated 8.1 by momondo users.

Qatar Airways Flights to Maputo

Qatar Airways flight deals to Maputo start from $1,114 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a round-trip journey departing from New York John F Kennedy Intl. Over any normal week, Qatar Airways flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - Doha Hamad Intl is the most popular Qatar Airways departure point to Maputo so generally has the most availability. Qatar Airways is scored a 7.9/10 in 334 reviews.

Airports near Maputo

Below you will find all the airports in Maputo along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Maputo airport?

The city center is very close to the Maputo International Airport, Maputo. Your options are to either take a taxi available from in front of the main terminal and can either be metered or unmetered. Also, be sure to check with your hotel to see if they are willing to arrange transport to pick you up. Bus lines 18, 24, and 25 run from the airport to the city center as well. There are currently no taxi apps operating from the Maputo International Airport.

Visa requirements for visiting Maputo

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Maputo?

American travelers will need a visa to get into Mozambique, as well as a passport with six months validity from the time of travel with three blank pages. You’ll also need to submit a return flight ticket, proof of funds to cover your stay, proof of vaccination against yellow fever, and a recent photograph. The visa will cost a couple of hundred dollars and processing times can take up to sixty days. Visa applications are processed through the embassy in advance of your travel and can be paid via credit card. The approved visa will be sent to you via email upon finalization and you should carry a printout of this approved eVisa during your travel to gain entry to Maputo upon arrival.

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Best things to do and see in Maputo

What can you see and do in Maputo?

Maputo has tons of beautiful colonial, architectural buildings worth viewing, like the Maputo Railway Station, a thriving music scene, gorgeous beaches, tons of artisanal craft, and a blend of exotic foods. We also highly recommend one of the city’s walking tours to get an introduction into the city’s history and culture, starting with the Maputo Fortress, or the Iron House one of the most popular Maputo tourist attractions. Head to the iconic Independence Square for some impressive views of the city and then to the Tunduru Gardens to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city center. Be sure to spend some time at Feima, a local craft, food, and flower fair where local artisans show off their work. You can take home a souvenir in the form of local wooden crafts to straw bags and colorful, local textiles. There are also several foods stands selling the local fusion of African and Mediterranean fare. If you have time to spare, check out one of the local white sandy beaches just outside of the city.

Why use momondo?

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