Cheap flights from Cape Town to Harare

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

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to HRE flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Harare flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Harare.
CPT - HRE
Price
R385 - R446
HRE
Temperature
15 - 22 °C
HRE
Rainfall
2 - 191 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 8% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R6 200

From Cape Town Intl to Harare

One-way from

R2 545

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Harare

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Harare?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Harare from Cape Town. Prices for July average R6 610 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R5 782. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 8% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 8% on flights from Cape Town to Harare by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

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

Flights from Cape Town to Harare are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. 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 Harare.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Harare?

To save on the cost of your flight from Cape Town to Harare, book at least 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R6 764 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R6 973.

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

The best prices found for CPT to HRE flights in May, June
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R4 606pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 5 Jul
R4 670pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 15 Jul
R4 735pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
South African
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Harare 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Harare from Cape Town found for this year
13 Jun - 20 Jun
R4 606pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Dec - 2 Jan
R4 654pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Airlink
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 5 Jul
R4 670pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Harare from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Harare direct flight deals
11 Sep - 18 Sep
R5 363pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Jun - 12 Jun
R5 411pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Jun - 6 Jul
R5 508pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
RwandAir
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
RwandAir
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Harare

Late deals on return flights to Harare from Cape Town, departing today and this week
20 May - 22 May
R5 218pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 24 May
R5 234pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
British Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 May - 24 May
R6 136pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Harare from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Harare
13:00 - 8:15
South African
1 stop
19h 15m
CPT - HRE
South African
R2 545
FlightNetwork
11:40 - 15:00
RwandAir
Direct
3h 20m
CPT - HRE
RwandAir
R2 834
1:45 - 21:00
Kenya Airways
2 stops
19h 15m
CPT - HRE
Kenya Airways
R2 851
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Harare

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

Booking a flight from Cape Town Intl (CPT) to Harare (HRE) is your only option if you wish to fly from Cape Town to Harare. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Cape Town Intl to Harare, all of which are around 3h 10m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Cape Town Intl to Harare.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Airlink, British Airways, and RwandAir flying from Cape Town Intl to Harare have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Harare for under R4 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Harare for under R4 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R4 606, but on average you can expect to pay R5 089.

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

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Cape Town to Harare under R5 400. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Harare is less than R7 199.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Harare for under R5 300?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Cape Town to Harare within the next 7 days for less than R5 300.

How popular is this Cape Town to Harare flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Harare have been viewed 10 813 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Harare round-trip from R4 992. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are British Airways, from R5 347, and RwandAir, from R5 363. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to Harare for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Cape Town to Harare are Kenya Airways (R2 094), South African (R2 448), and British Airways (R2 561).

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

When booking a flight from Cape Town to Harare, you may want to consider flying on Airlink, British Airways or Ethiopian Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Harare?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Harare is generally R4 765, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R2 318. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Harare), you can expect to pay R4 542 for that flight.

What airports serve Cape Town to Harare flights?

When going to Harare from Cape Town, most individuals will be departing from Cape Town International Airport. This is the fourth busiest airport in Africa and the second busiest in South Africa. The airport has direct flights to Durban and Johannesburg and acts as a hub for FlySafair, South African Express, and Mango. After the flight, passengers will land at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare. Some of the airlines available from this airport are Kenya Airways, South African Airways, Proflight Zambia, and Air Tanzania. It is a hub for Fastjet Zimbabwe and Air Zimbabwe.

Which airlines fly directly from Cape Town to Harare?

There are direct, nonstop flights to Harare from Cape Town but they are quite limited. These flights are offered by RwandAir and typically have a 3h 20m duration. These are the only direct flights connecting the two areas, but there are also stopover flights to choose from. Some of the airlines that offer one or two stopover flights include South African Airways, British Airways, and Hahn Air Systems. In most cases, the flights with a single stop are less expensive than direct flights or flights that touch down twice during a trip.

What are the stopover options between Cape Town to Harare?

Travelers who want the least expensive flights from Cape Town to Harare are often offered by British Airways and get passengers to the destination at 5h 00m. Some of the stopover locations passengers may visit include Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, Durban King Shaka International Airport, or both. Kenya Airways also offers stopover flights at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport and Lusaka Airport. With these stopover flights into Harare, travelers can leave at nearly any time of day because there are dozens of flights to choose from on most days.

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

Passengers flying from Cape Town to Harare do not need a visa to travel as long as they are in possession of a passport valid for a stay of up to 90 days.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Harare, Zimbabwe

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

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

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

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.

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

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Harare

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.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Harare

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Destination information for Harare

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Harare.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Flight duration from CPT to HRE
3h 20m
Average temperature for May in Harare
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Harare
13.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Harare

Top 7 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Harare

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Harare 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
British Airways
R3 792 R4 681 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R3 881 R5 532 No cancel fee 78%
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Airlink
R4 078 R5 255 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 169 R5 479 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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Kenya Airways
R5 594 R6 535 No cancel fee 82%
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Ethiopian Air
R6 052 R6 306 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R11 215 R26 563 No cancel fee 68%
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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Harare

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Harare.
Morning 6 AM to midday 70% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 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 Cape Town to Harare
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Harare.
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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