Flight tickets from Pietermaritzburg to Beira
Beira is an exciting city located in Mozambique, the largest country in Southeast Africa. Beira is a city of contrasts - its vibrant past and present give it a unique atmosphere. Rich in historical sites, vibrant culture, and an abundance of natural beauty, Beira is truly a destination like no other. From its attractive beaches to its rich cultural heritage, there is something to please everyone. With its range of activities, Beira is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Read on to learn more about this amazing city and why it should be on everyone's travel list.
Getting to Know Beira
Beira is a port city located in the East of Mozambique.It lies along the Mozambique Channel in the province of Sofala and is one of the largest and oldest cities in Mozambique. The population of Beira is 462,898 as of 2019. It is one of the most densely populated cities in Mozambique, and the second-most populous in Sofala. Beira is in the Central Africa Time Zone, which is UTC+2. The official language of Beira is Portuguese. The local language spoken by most residents of Beira is a variant of the Makonde language. The Mozambican Metical (MZN) is the official currency of Beira. The Metical is subdivided into 100 centavos.
Climate and Weather
Beira is the second largest city in Mozambique and its geographical location in Central Mozambique makes its climate subtropical with distinct wet and dry seasons. The wet season runs from October to March, when there is high humidity from the warm Indian Ocean and heavy rainfall. Rainfall can occur year-round but it is usually at its heaviest in December and January. Temperatures during these wet months can get as high as 33°C. The dry season, however, runs from April to September and is much more comfortable with temperatures around 24° to 27°C and much lower humidity levels. Beira experiences moderate to strong winds throughout the year, but these are usually worse during the dry season.
Touring Beira: Airport and Transportation
There are two airports in Beira: the Beira Airport (BEW) and the Beira Serrarea Airport (WER). To get from the Beira Airport (BEW) to downtown Beira, you have the option to either take a taxi or a shuttle service. Taxis should cost between US$12 and US$18, while shuttle services could charge as little as US$5. Yes, you can change money at the Beira Airport (BEW).
Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Beira
- Beira is a coastal city in the Sofala province of Mozambique, renowned for its colourful history of African, Arabian and Portuguese influences
- Beira is famed for its mix of different cultures, and its vibrant night-life offers a great opportunity for tourists to sample traditional African dishes, live music and night-time street markets
- A key attraction for visitors to Beira is the Fort of San Sebastian, a colonial fortification tower built in the 18th century. It is located on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean, and offers great views of Beira and the surrounding area
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Q&As for booking flights from Pietermaritzburg to Beira
How long is the flight from Pietermaritzburg to Beira?
The flight from Pietermaritzburg to Beira is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
How far is the flight from Pietermaritzburg to Beira?
There is no direct flight from Pietermaritzburg to Beira. The quickest flight takes 6h 48m and has one stopover.
Which airlines fly direct from Pietermaritzburg to Beira?
There is currently no direct flight from Pietermaritzburg to Beira. However, Ethiopian Airlines, Mozambique Airlines and Flysafair offer flights with only one stopover.
How many airports are there in Beira and what are their official names.
There are two airports in Beira: Beira International Airport and Beira Airport.
How many flights are there a week from Pietermaritzburg to Beira?
There are four flights a week from Pietermaritzburg to Beira.
When is the cheapest time to buy a ticket from Pietermaritzburg to Beira?
The cheapest time to buy a ticket from Pietermaritzburg to Beira is at noon on Tuesday.
How can i get from the main airport to downtown in Beira and how much does it cost?
There is no official airport transfer service in Beira, so the best way to get to downtown from the airport is by taxi. A taxi from the airport to downtown should cost around 3000-4000MZN.