The cheapest times to fly from SEA to MPM are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 19th to July 1st (except the week of April 2nd)
  • September 10th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 22nd to November 4th

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 SEA to MPM is late October. Prices can be as high as $6453 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1369 for Thursday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Maputo

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Maputo (MPM) will usually cost between $1394 to $5365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1574. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4251. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2677 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2428 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to MPM flight.

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

SEA to MPM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to MPM flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MPM, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SEA. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Maputo, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Seattle. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $994 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2201. Return trip prices are from the MPM to SEA 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 SEA to MPM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 19 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SEA to MPM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Skukuza Airport (SZK) in Skukuza

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from MPM
  • Usually 32.40% less expensive than MPM
  • 2-layover flights available

See SEA to SZK flights

Destination alternative #2: Hoedspruit Airport (HDS) in Hoedspruit

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from MPM
  • Usually 25.58% less expensive than MPM
  • 2-layover flights available

See SEA to HDS flights


Flight Hacking SEA to MPM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SEA to MPM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (SEA > JNB > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1233
  • Average savings: $1195 (49.21%)

See SEA to JNB flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SEA > JFK > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1426
  • Average savings: $1002 (41.26%)

See SEA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Nairobi (SEA > NBO > MPM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1442
  • Average savings: $986 (40.6%)

See SEA to NBO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, LAM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Maputo Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10416 miles or 16763 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to MPM flight is about 19 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Maputo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SEA to MPM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSEA
Origination airport nameSeattle/Tacoma International Airport
CitySeattle, WA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMPM
Destination airport nameMaputo Airport


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