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About Maputo Intl. Airport

Maputo International Airport, which is located in Maputo, the largest city of Mozambique and the capital at the same time, is the largest airport of Mozambique in terms of its surface area. Maputo International Airport, which is located about 3 km northwest of Maputo city center, is the central airport of Lam Mozambique Airlines and Kaya Airlines. Other airlines that have flights to Maputo Airport, which you can reach directly from Doha with Qatar Airways, with Turkish Airlines from Istanbul Atatürk Airport, from Lisbon with TAP Portugal, are LAM Mozambique Airlines, TAAG Angola Airlines, South African Airways, Moçambique Express, Kenya Airways, Airlink and Ethiopian Airlines.

Getting to the City Center from Maputo Intl. Airport

It is easy to come to the center from Maputo International Airport, which is located about 5 kilometers from the city center of Maputo, capital of Mozambique. Taxis that depart from the airport are waiting for passengers in front of the terminal in accordance with flight times. When you take a taxi, you can usually get to the center from the airport within a 10 minute period. Apart from taxi, renting a car from the rental offices located at the airport or near the airport is one of your options to travel easily to Maputo city center.

Car Rental

You can rent your car at Maputo Airport and nearby by finding the offices of rental companies such as Sixt and Europcar. Once you have rented your car from Maputo Airport, you will need to take a 10 minute ride to the city center with the help of the signs who will direct you across the road. To receive your rental car, you need an international driver's license and any other travel documents required in the country. If you book online for car rental, you can take your car and go out as soon as you arrive at the airport. If you rent a car, you should be careful of irregular roads and heavy traffic from time to time in Maputo.

If you want to rent your car in the city from Enterprise, you can reach the company from +258 (21) 497338 and make your car reservation within minutes. You can rent your car daily or weekly, monthly or longer. If you prefer Sixt to rent a car at Maputo Airport, you can book your car by calling + 258-214-65250. Rental companies usually serve from 06:00 to 21:00. If you need to rent a car at a later hour, you can come to the center by taxi and evaluate different alternatives.

Taxi

Taxis are one of the most preferred vehicles for journeys to the center from Maputo International Airport. Travel time to Maputo city center by taxi, which is available according to the time of arrival of the aircraft in front of the terminal, generally does not exceed 10-15 minutes. Taxi fares in the country are generally not very high. With the airport's close proximity to the center, the taxis that come from Maputo International Airport to the city center become one of the best options to choose from.

Last Updated: 28 May 2017
Getting to Maputo Intl. Airport from the City Center

The airport in the capital city of Maputo, one of Mozambique's most visited cities, is located about 5 kilometers from the city center. When you need to come to the airport from the center, you can use the taxis that you can find in Maputo streets without much effort. Taxi fares are generally low due to the close proximity. Moreover, the taxis are the safest vehicles you can travel with in the direction of Maputo International Airport. If you rented a car to travel around the center, you can still use your rental car to come to Maputo International Airport. At the airport there are some offices of international rental companies. If your company you rented from does not have an office at the airport, you can still get in touch with company for the option to leave your car at the airport. The city does not offer a lot of options for visitors to get to the airport, but if your hotel offers a shuttle service, you can book these services and consider coming to the airport free of charge or based on a small fee.

Car Rental

Maputo hosts offices of international car rental companies’ such as Sixt and Enterprise. You can book your car online beforehand in order to rent your car smoothly from here. If you prefer to rent a car with the Enterprise, you can call +258 (21) 497338 to get your car ready and come directly to the rental office. Another option for renting a car in the city is to book in advance from the internet. You can pick up your car this way without any problems, which can be experienced especially during high seasons. If you would like to rent your car through Sixt, you can contact + 258-214-65250 and you can book your car with the features you want. It is possible to rent a vehicle for both short and long term in accordance with your needs in the city. You can rent your car from the offices in the center on a daily, weekly or monthly basis, and you can leave the car in front of the airport terminal by informing the company you are delivering.

Taxi

Getting to the airport by finding a taxi in the city is one of the easiest alternative transportation options on this route. The taxi service is available 24 hours a day in the city and it offers passengers the opportunity to travel without time constraints. Taxi fares can be a bit high for passengers from distant locations, but they do not raise much because of the short distance from the city center to the airport. If you need to come to Maputo International Airport from a remote place, you can negotiate a bit with the taxi driver in advance or travel at a fixed fare.

Airport Information

Maputo International Airport, which provides connection of Mozambique's capital, Maputo, to the different points in Africa, Europe and Asia, offers all standard services such as passenger waiting rooms and lost goods agency. At the airport, passengers also served by buffets and restaurants where you can get food and drinks that may be needed in the last minute. At the domestic and international terminals, you can taste delicious food and drinks from the country and from Africa and Europe. There is also a pizzeria at the airport terminal for pizza lovers. You can rent your car from the car rental offices located at and near the airport or you can travel to the center and other places with taxis waiting in front of the terminal.

Last Updated: 28 May 2017

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