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Maputo airport transfer

Maputo International Airport (IATA: MPM, ICAO: FQMA), also known as Aeroporto Internacional de Maputo in Portuguese, is located approximately 5 kilometers northwest of the center of Maputo. Because of its proximity to the city center, the travel time is generally short, ranging from 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. 


When it comes to airport transfers in Maputo, here are some options you might consider:

  1. Taxi Services: Taxis are available at the airport and can take you to your destination within the city. It's generally recommended to negotiate the fare before the journey starts or ensure the taxi is metered.
  1. Car Rental: Several car rental agencies operate at the airport. If you're comfortable driving in Mozambique, renting a car can give you flexibility during your stay.
  1. Private Transfer Services: You can pre-book a private transfer service. Many hotels offer their shuttle services, and there are also private companies that you can book in advance online.
  1. Public Transport: While less common for airport transfers due to convenience factors, there may be buses or minibuses that connect the airport with other parts of Maputo. However, this might not be the most comfortable or secure option, especially if you're unfamiliar with the local language and customs or have a lot of luggage.
  1. Hotel Shuttles: Some hotels may provide airport shuttle services for their guests, either complimentary or for a fee. It's worth checking with your accommodation prior to arrival.

It is important for travellers to be aware of their safety, agree upon fares before departure to avoid being overcharged, and clarify the payment method (cash or card). Be mindful of the local currency, which is the Mozambican metical (MZN), as some services might not accept other currencies or cards.

Have a stress-free transfer after arrival in Maputo with a pre booked private transfer service

Location of the Maputo airport