Reliable Maputo Airport taxi service
When you arrive at Maputo International Airport (MPM), you can skip public transport and the queues that come with it by hopping straight into your pre-booked Maputo Airport taxi. Booking a private transfer in advance is the best way to ensure a seamless arrival to your destination and get your holiday off to a memorable start.
After you’ve collected your luggage and exited the gate, your trained English-speaking driver will be waiting to welcome you outside of Arrivals, holding a sign with your name on it. Your Welcome driver will introduce themselves and help you with your luggage as they lead you to your vehicle. If your flight is delayed – there’s no need to panic. All of our drivers receive live updates on delayed flights, so they will be there waiting for you regardless of delays.
During your transfer, your friendly driver will give you a mini tour of the city and share local tips and tricks so you can level up your holiday activities. Let Welcome Pickups take care of all your transfer needs so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
While in Maputo, you can still book a transfer with Welcome Pickups, or find a local Maputo taxi from a rank, by hailing one in the street or by calling a local taxi company.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
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Welcome’s fleet of taxis at Maputo Airport
Welcome Pickups offers a range of different Maputo Airport taxi vehicle sizes to suit your or your group’s needs. If you’re travelling as a group of 4 people or less, we recommend booking one of our comfy sedans. For larger groups of up to 8, we provide spacious minivans.
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Directions for your transfer from Maputo Airport
Maputo International Airport is located just 6 km away from Maputo city. A drive into the city centre takes between 15-20 minutes by car, depending on traffic.
After leaving the airport, your driver will exit the airport complex and head east, turning right after 180 metres. They will keep right and eventually turn right onto Av. Acordos De Lusaka. At the roundabout, your driver will take the second exit and stay on Av. Acordos De Lusaka. After 2.8 km you will reach a roundabout, your driver will continue straight onto Guerra Popular and then turn left onto Av. Filipe Samuel Magaia. They will then turn right at the crossroads onto Av. Filipe Samuel Magaia, before turning left onto Av. Ho Chi Min. From there, your driver will use local roads to take you to your hotel or accommodation.
How much is a taxi from Maputo Airport?
Taxis in Maputo calculate fares using a taximeter, based on the distance travelled. However, most people negotiate the fare regardless.
The estimated cost of a taxi from Maputo Airport to Maputo city centre is €7.40 (MZN 500) depending on traffic and surcharges. Keep in mind that you might be charged extra for luggage and travelling at night.
For a competitive fixed fare with no hidden fees, you can pre-book a private Maputo Airport transfer with a trusted company like Welcome Pickups. Reserve your transfer in less than a minute and manage your booking using our mobile app.
Why book a Maputo Airport taxi with Welcome Pickups?
24/7 customer support, competitive prices, and reliable English-speaking drivers are just a few ways that Welcome Pickups sets itself apart from the rest.
We offer personalised transfers, private experiences and lots of travel extras. You can use our mobile app to get your hands on skip-the-line tickets for must-see attractions in Maputo or take advantage of our travel extras, such as pre-ordering a local SIM card to use throughout your stay.
Allow Welcome to be a friend to guide you so that you can make the most out of your travels.