The cheapest times to fly from MPM to JNB are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 12th to July 29th
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • September 10th to October 21st

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MPM to JNB is mid December. Prices can be as high as $286 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $232 for Sunday flights around mid December.


When to Fly to Johannesburg

Flying from Maputo (MPM) to Johannesburg (JNB) will usually cost between $232 to $245 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid December with an average ticket price of $232. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $243. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $11 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $245 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MPM to JNB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MPM to JNB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MPM to JNB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MPM to JNB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Maputo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.57, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JNB, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into MPM. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $232. Return trip prices are from the JNB to MPM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MPM to JNB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MPM to JNB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Kenya Airways, LAM, RwandAir, South African, TAAG, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport to Maputo Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 269 miles or 433 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MPM to JNB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MPM to JNB flight is about 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Maputo and Johannesburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from MPM to JNB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMPM
Origination airport nameMaputo Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeJNB
Destination airport nameOliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
CountrySouth Africa


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