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.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
(05:00 - 24:00)
(00:00 - 05:00)
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.
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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?