Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Bulawayo
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Bulawayo
Cheapest prices for Bulawayo flights by month
The cheapest ticket to Bulawayo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Bulawayo. Flying to Bulawayo in August will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.
When is the best time to fly to Bulawayo?
Average Bulawayo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - BUQ
R3 503 - R5 821
23 - 31 °C
1 - 105 mm
The summer months in Bulawayo are characterized by warm and humid conditions, making it ideal for outdoor adventure, and as such, this is the peak tourism season. September through April might be hot and happening with regards to travel, but keep in mind that you’ll have to make your flight and accommodation bookings well in advance if you’re planning a trip to Bulawayo during this time if you want to avoid overpaying for late bookings.
Bulawayo has a cool winter which runs from May through August, which is the off tourism season. Off-peak accommodation rates and discounted flight prices can often be found when booking flights to Bulawayo during this time of the year.
When is the best time to book a flight to Bulawayo?
Booking a flight to Bulawayo in the months of May through August may see you landing the cheapest deals. Be sure to book your flight tickets well in advance if you plan on visiting Bulawayo over the festive season as rates increase during the peak season. Another thing that might help you secure discounted prices is if you are a little more flexible with your travel dates, comparing packages on offer from various airlines based on a few different days and times.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Bulawayo?
The cheapest flights to Bulawayo are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Bulawayo?
Bulawayo flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight at midday. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.
Bulawayo – known to most as the City of Kings – is Zimbabwe’s second largest city. Taking a cheap flight to Bulawayo may only take roughly an hour, yet it’s far enough to allow you to feel like you’ve escaped the boundaries of home soil. Once here, you’ll be able to relax in the abundance of parks, but you can also dive into the city’s rich history by visiting the array of museums. Perhaps you’d like to indulge in an authentic African safari, but whatever you’re into, Bulawayo is sure to cater to your every need!
South African Airways, British Airways, Kiwi Intl Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Eurowings are among the most popular airlines operating cheap flights to and from Bulawayo. Depending on your travel dates and your budget, some airlines may be able to offer you more onboard comfort while others will help you stay as close to your budget as possible with discounted fare. Go ahead and compare your options before making a final call on which airline to use for your flight to Bulawayo.
How to get from the airport to the city center?
Upon your arrival at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo, you’ll have to make your way roughly six kilometers to get to the city center. Getting to the city center can be done via taxis, airport shuttle buses, and rental cars. Keep in mind that there are no public buses operating transfers between the airport and the city, but perhaps you may want to consider using the Rovos Rail luxury train for your transfer to the city.