Best Taxis in Lilongwe, Malawi

Best Taxis in Lilongwe, Malawi

As of 2023, ride-sharing services such as Uber are not yet common in Malawi.

The main means of transport in Lilongwe are minibuses, shared taxis, bicycles, motorcycles and tricycles.

For safer and more comfortable transport, taking a taxi is a good option.

There are a number of taxis in Lilongwe, but if you are new to the city, it may be difficult to distinguish which are taxis and which are normal cars.

Normal cars have yellow with black number plates, while those with a licence to operate as taxis have white with red number plates.

In this article, we introduce some reliable taxi companies for those who want to call a taxi.


It is one of the company offering taxi services around Malawi.

It has a wide range of vehicles including Nissan Windroad, Toyota ISIS, Toyota Fielder, Mazda Axela, Toyota Corolla, just to mention a few.

Location Lilongwe City Centre
Contact Details +265 (0) 999 471 677
+265 (0) 888 579 677
+265 (0) 886 501 111


It is Malawian taxi and car services operating its services since 2014.

It offers various services such as care hire, taxi services, airport pickup and others.

Their costs are based on the distance.

Location Area 4, Karson House behind MRA Office
Sunbird Capital Hotel
Umodzi/President Hotel
Kamuzu International Airport
Contact Details +265 (0) 999 213 131
+265 (0) 888 607 449
+265 (0) 987 071 770


Mike Taxi is one of the most popular taxis for expats in Malawi.

It is punctual and the prices are appropriate.

The only problem is that due to its popularity it is difficult to get a booking.

Location Area 3, Lilongwe
Contact Details +265 (0) 996 675 134