Cheap flights from Harare to Cape Town

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The best prices from Harare to Cape Town Intl are usually found in May or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Harare to Cape Town

All the information you need to plan the best HRE to CPT flight in 2021: 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

Precipitation

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 543

From Harare to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

R3 723

One-way flight from Harare to Cape Town Intl

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 Thursday. 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.

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 160 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 493 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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 852. You can even find prices in May for less than R6 852, as users have found deals to Cape Town from as low as R5 592. 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%.

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 evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 35% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Harare to Cape Town in November, December 2021

The best prices found for HRE to CPT flights in November, December
Dec 7 - Dec 13
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

20h 15m
R5 212

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

Dec 3 - Dec 6
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

21h 30m
R5 307

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Dec 3 - Dec 6
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

21h 55m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

22h 50m
R5 339

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Harare to Cape Town 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Harare found for this year
Nov 23 - Nov 25
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

23h 40m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

1 stop

25h 20m
R5 006

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Nov 23 - Nov 25
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

1 stop

25h 20m
R5 164

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Dec 7 - Dec 13
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

20h 15m
R5 212

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

Direct flights to Cape Town from Harare

Save time with Harare to Cape Town direct flight deals
Dec 25 - Jan 14
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

3h 10m
R5 354

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

Feb 5 - Feb 11
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

3h 10m
R5 465

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Jan 9 - Jan 12
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

3h 10m
R5 624

Airlink

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

Last-minute flights from Harare to Cape Town

Late deals on return flights to Cape Town from Harare, departing today and this week
Dec 3 - Dec 6
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 10m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

21h 30m
R5 307

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Dec 3 - Dec 6
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

21h 55m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

22h 50m
R5 339

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/22/21

Nov 29 - Dec 29
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

3h 20m
CPT

Cape Town Intl

HRE

Harare

2 stops

30h 25m
R5 418

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Harare

The cheapest one-way flights from Harare to Cape Town
Jan 30
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

9h 35m
R2 646

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/23/21

Jan 22
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
R2 915

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/24/21

Jan 22
HRE

Harare

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
R2 962

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/24/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Harare to Cape Town flights.

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.

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 5 airlines.

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

British Airways, Kenya 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 R4 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Harare to Cape Town for under R4 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R4 689, but on average you can expect to pay R5 085.

Are there direct flights from Harare to Cape Town for under R5 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Harare to Cape Town under R5 400. A good price for a direct flight from Harare to Cape Town is less than R6 479.

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.

What days are direct flights available from Harare to Cape Town?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this Harare to Cape Town flight route?

Within the past month, 4 292 users have taken a look at flights from Harare to Cape Town Intl.

How many flights depart from Harare to Cape Town on average per day?

1 flight departure from Harare to Cape Town per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Harare to Cape Town?

Airlines like Airlink fly from Harare to Cape Town in about 3h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Harare and Cape Town is about 2184 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Currently priced at R5 275, 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. Airlink is currently priced 23% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Airlink. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 026. Users have also found prices from R3 707 and R3 786 on Airlink and British Airways, respectively.

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: British Airways, Ethiopian Air or Kenya Airways.

Other flights to Cape Town

Can I fly to Cape Town Intl from Harare right now?

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) test taken 72 hours 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.


Can I fly back to Harare from Cape Town Intl?

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.

Top 5 airlines flying from Harare to Cape Town

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR3 393
AverageR6 926
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR4 372
AverageR5 084
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR5 284
AverageR7 745
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR5 537
AverageR7 809
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR6 314
AverageR7 457
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Harare to Cape Town

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Weekly flight availability from Harare to Cape Town

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