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Train from Durban to Maputo

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Train from Durban to Maputo

Anyone out there used the direct train? How do i find out more, buy tickets, etc?

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1. Re: Train from Durban to Maputo

As far as I know, there's no direct trains from Durban to Maputo.

Having said that, it is possible by using the Shosholoza Meyl from Durban to Johannesburg (www.spoornet.co.za) then from Johannesburg to Komatipoort on the Mozambique border, and walk over the border to catch a connecting train from Ressano Garcia to Maputo.

I've used the Shosholoza Meyl trains (use the tourist / sleeper class) and it's a great way to go from centre to centre in SA - but I'd be a bit wary of using the Johannesburg / Maputo section as it's a "normal" train.

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2. Re: Train from Durban to Maputo

how about getting a boat fro durban to maputo?

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3. Re: Train from Durban to Maputo

go down to the durban marina walk along the jetty, go into royal natal yacht club and point yacht club check the notice board for any boat deliveries heading north. and ask everyone you see in that area (especially along the jetty) if they know of any boat heading north... good luck im trying to plan a mission anywhere i can afford was thinking kilimanjaro

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4. Re: Train from Durban to Maputo

jungleadventure could be right but it's a hike from Port Alfred to Durban just in case.

There are two possibilities apart from driving and flying and apart from taking train from Pretoria (it was Durban to Maputo - see subject)

Green train from Durban - www.rovos.com - stops at SA / Moz border (I was chatting this morning to one of the guys on the train which had stopped at Matjiesfontein ( www.matjiesfontein.com - unbelievable BTW ) on its way to Cape Town. Incidentally, green train clearly superior to blue train - better suites, facilities, covers a lot more ground inc up to Dar.

Liner from Durban to v. near Maputo - http://www.starlightcruises.co.za but first one is 18th Nov and I want to go now.

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5. Re: Train from Durban to Maputo

ther is a train on a regular basis from durban to maputo.enquire with spoornet in south africa


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