Cheap flights from Harare to Cape Town

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Harare (HRE) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best HRE to CPT flight in 2022: compare Harare to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
HRE - CPT
Price
R413 - R490
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Rainfall
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 669

From Harare to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R3 537

One-way flight from Harare to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Harare to Cape Town?

Users have found that booking a flight from Harare to Cape Town at least 44 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 44 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Harare to Cape Town for as little as R7 299 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R7 638 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Harare to Cape Town (HRE - CPT)?

It’s optimal to fly from Harare to Cape Town in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Harare to Cape Town?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Cape Town from Harare average R6 984. You can even find prices in May for less than R6 984, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as R5 700. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Cape Town from Harare. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 13%.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Harare to Cape Town?

Flights from Harare to Cape Town are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Cape Town.

Cheap flights from Harare to Cape Town in May, June 2022

The best prices found for HRE to CPT flights in May, June
11 Jun - 18 Jun
R5 232pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
8 Jun - 17 Jun
R5 297pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
9 Jun - 7 Jul
R5 329pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare

Harare to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Harare found for this year
11 Jun - 18 Jun
R5 232pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
8 Jun - 17 Jun
R5 297pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
9 Jun - 7 Jul
R5 329pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare

Direct flights to Cape Town from Harare

Save time with Harare to Cape Town direct flight deals
26 Jun - 3 Jul
R5 700pp
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare
14 Sep - 18 Sep
R5 749pp
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare
8 Jun - 17 Jun
R5 765pp
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare

Last-minute flights from Harare to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Harare, departing today and this week
26 May - 30 May
R5 345pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
25 May - 30 May
R5 604pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
24 May - 16 Jun
R5 620pp
HRE
Harare
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
HRE
Harare

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Harare

The cheapest one-way flights from Harare to Cape Town
9:00 - 16:25
South African
1 stop
7h 25m
HRE - CPT
South African
R3 537
FlightNetwork
14:30 - 4:30
Airlink
1 stop
14h 00m
HRE - CPT
Airlink
R3 795
7:30 - 10:50
RwandAir
Direct
3h 20m
HRE - CPT
RwandAir
R3 908

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Harare to Cape Town

What airports do I use to fly from Harare to Cape Town?

If you book a flight from Harare to Cape Town, you will be flying from Harare to Cape Town Intl. Flights to Cape Town Intl (CPT) from Harare (HRE) take 3h 20m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Harare to Cape Town per day from 6 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Harare to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Airlink, British Airways, and RwandAir are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Harare to Cape Town for under R5 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Harare to Cape Town for under R5 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R5 232, but on average you can expect to pay R5 474.

Are there direct flights from Harare to Cape Town for under R5 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Harare to Cape Town under R5 700. A good price for a direct flight from Harare to Cape Town is less than R6 572.

Are there last-minute flights available from Harare to Cape Town for under R5 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Harare to Cape Town within the next 7 days for less than R5 400.

How popular is this Harare to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 4 782 users have taken a look at flights from Harare to Cape Town Intl.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Harare to Cape Town round-trip?

Currently priced at R5 555, Airlink will fly you from Harare to Cape Town and back. In addition to Airlink, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on RwandAir for as low as R5 781. Airlink is currently priced 20% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Harare to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Harare to Cape Town are South African (R3 246), Airlink (R3 294), and RwandAir (R3 504).

What are the cheapest flights from Harare to Cape Town?

While on average a flight from Harare to Cape Town is generally R7 530, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R3 054. When looking at the most popular route, (Harare - Cape Town Intl), you can expect to pay R5 232 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Harare to Cape Town?

Before booking your flight from Harare to Cape Town, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Airlink, British Airways or Ethiopian Air.

What airports serve Harare to Cape Town flights?

When going to Cape Town out of Harare, passengers will board an aircraft at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport. This is the largest airport in the country and the base of Air Zimbabwe, as well as a hub for Fastjet Zimbabwe. Once the flight is complete, passengers will arrive at Cape Town International Airport. This is the fourth busiest in Africa and the second busiest in South Africa. It has direct flights around the country as well as to other areas in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. The airport is a hub for South African Express, Mango, and FlySafair.

Which airlines fly directly from Harare to Cape Town?

There are a very limited number of direct, nonstop flights from Harare to Cape Town. RwandAir is the sole airline that offers these flights, which typically are in the early afternoon. These flights are much shorter than flights with stops along the way, but they also tend to be the most expensive options. The quickest flights will reach Cape Town in around 3h 20m, while some of the other flights can take up to 16h 00m. Several other airlines offer stopover flights, including South African Airways, British Airways, and Hahn Air Services.

What are the stopover options between Harare to Cape Town?

All of the indirect, stopover flights with a single stop are going to touch down in O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. These flights are much less expensive than a direct flight but can take longer to reach Cape Town. The quickest stopover flights reach the destination at 5h 20m. Many of the stopover flights stop at more than one airport and can take longer to reach Cape Town. These flights will stop at Johannesburg as well as a location like King Shaka International Airport in Durban, George Airport, or Kimberley Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Harare to Cape Town?

Flying into Cape Town from Harare does not require a visa as long as the trip will last no longer than 90 days. However, passengers will need to bring a passport to the airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Harare?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Harare to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Harare need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Harare must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Harare are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Harare from Cape Town?

Returning to Harare from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Harare.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Harare.

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Alternative routes for Harare to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Harare to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = R1,00
Flight duration from HRE to CPT
3h 20m
Average temperature for May in Cape Town
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Cape Town
64.0 mm

Airports servicing Harare

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 6 airlines flying from Harare to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Harare to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
R2 073 R5 294 No cancel fee 82%
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British Airways
R2 091 R4 101 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R3 285 R6 061 No cancel fee 78%
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Ethiopian Air
R3 859 R5 026 No cancel fee 72%
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Airlink
R3 866 R5 632 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airlink. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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RwandAir
R5 818 R6 416 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by RwandAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Harare to Cape Town

See what time of day planes typically take off from Harare towards Cape Town.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 70% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Harare to Cape Town
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Harare to Cape Town.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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