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Blantyre Airport Transfers and Taxis

Reliable Blantyre Airport Transfer Services

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

Top-rated Blantyre Airport transfer services

Chileka Airport serves Blantyre, the second-largest city in Malawi. With over 350,000 passengers arriving at Chileka Airport annually, you can plan in advance and skip the long taxi queues by pre-booking your taxi from Blantyre Airport with Welcome Pickups, ensuring you get to the door of your final destination in no time.

As soon as you land, your Welcome-trained, hand-picked English-speaking driver will be waiting for you just outside the Arrivals hall, holding a sign with your name on it so that they’re easy to spot. After a warm Malawian greeting, your driver will help you with any luggage you may have and guide you to your pre-selected vehicle. Your Welcome taxi driver will be updated about any flight delays too, so you can rest assured that your transfer will be waiting for you when you land even if there is an unexpected change.

Once on the road, your driver will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and point out local gems and attractions worth paying a visit to along the way. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
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Welcome's fleet at Blantyre Airport, Malawi

We know that keeping friends and family together is important for your Blantyre Airport transfer, so we have a range of vehicle sizes to choose from. Up to 4 passengers can travel in one of our modern sedans, while our specious minivans are perfect for groups of up to 8 travellers. Both options are safe for young children too; you can use your own baby/child seat or request one upon booking, and we’ll provide it for you for your total peace of mind.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions to the city for your transfer from Blantyre Airport in Malawi

Chileka International Airport (BLZ), also known as Blantyre Airport, is an international transport hub serving Blantyre, one of the busiest cities in Malawi. Chileka Airport is 16 km from Blantyre city centre, and the drive there takes around 25 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. There are different routes that your driver can take for your transfer from Blantyre Airport, Malawi to the centre, and they will find the best one according to the traffic conditions at the time of travelling.

In most cases, your driver will first head East on the S137 to Devlin Road, leading onto Milenje Road. After around 17 minutes, your driver will take the third exit at the roundabout onto Chileka Road for 4 km. Your driver will then turn back onto Road/Milenje Road and take a left on Kittermaster Road/Mlozi Road. After 300m, your driver will take a right onto Barnes Road/Nsenjere Crescent and another right onto Maugham Road/Sanders Road. From there, they will follow the quickest route to your chosen hotel, apartment or other drop-off point downtown.

Securing a reliable Blantyre Airport transfer

If you’re looking for a reliable private transfer from Blantyre Airport, Malawi with fixed fares and 24/7 customer support, Welcome Pickups is the company for you. We hand-pick our English-speaking local drivers to ensure you have a safe and pleasant journey. You can also benefit from exciting travel extras if you choose to, and a personalised service every time. Furthermore, we offer competitive prices and no hidden fees. To help you with your arrival, all our drivers have high-end technology to update them about your flight status, so rest assured you will be picked up on time, even if your flight happens to be delayed.

Moreover, if you book ahead of time and your plans change, you don’t need to stress since your Blantyre Airport transfer with Welcome has a flexible cancellation policy.

Fare for your taxi from Blantyre Airport

Taxis from Blantyre Airport are very affordable. Generally, there is a base fee of €0.0022 (MWK 2) and a cost of €0.33 (MWK 200) per km travelled. If you require your taxi to wait or you travel in very heavy traffic, the average waiting cost per hour is around the €1.10 (MWK 1,000) mark.

Having said that, fares among the local cab providers are not set, so the exact cost of your journey into the city may vary significantly. For a fixed-rate fare you can rely on and a journey that is paid for in advance, why not pre-book your Blantyre Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups?

Frequently asked questions

Do Blantyre Airport taxis operate with fixed fares?

Fares for taxis from Blantyre Airport depend on the taxi company used or the driver you get at the taxi tank. There are no set rates as such for different zones/towns, so the trip’s final cost solely depends on the driver. Keep in mind that haggling is common practice in Malawi, and that there is a base fee of €0.0022 (MWK 2) and a cost of €0.33 (MWK 200) per kilometre which can help you estimate the cost of your ride and give you an idea of the price you should be paying.

 Where will I meet my Welcome driver?

Your driver will be waiting for you just outside the Arrivals Hall, holding a sign with your name on it so they will be hard to miss. Moreover, prior to your trip, you’ll be emailed your allocated driver’s name, photo and phone number so you know exactly who to expect once you land. You can also chat with your driver in real time using Welcome’s user-friendly mobile app.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed, there’s no need to worry about making other Blantyre Airport transfer arrangements. At Welcome, all drivers receive instant flight alerts for their upcoming transfers, so you can relax knowing your driver will be waiting for you when you reach the Arrivals Hall. All you need to do is fill in the correct flight number when completing your booking so that your driver can monitor any delays and adjust the pickup time accordingly if needed.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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