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Johannesburg (JNB) to Harare (HRE)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to HRE flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Harare flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Harare.
ZA1 - HRE
Price
R258 - R346
HRE
Temperature
15 - 22 °C
HRE
Precipitation
2 - 191 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R3 835

From Johannesburg to Harare

One-way from

R1 457

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Harare

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 Johannesburg to Harare?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 13% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Harare 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R4 459, or R4 875 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Harare?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johannesburg to Harare. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Harare (ZA1 - HRE)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Harare in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Harare?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Harare. Flights to Harare from Johannesburg in August are about R4 305 on average during August, but can be found for as low as R3 225.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to HRE flights in October, November
9 Nov - 20 Nov
R2 170pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Nov - 17 Dec
R2 185pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
27 Oct - 14 Nov
R2 244pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Harare 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Harare from Johannesburg found for this year
15 Dec - 12 Feb
R2 111pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Dec - 12 Jan
R2 155pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 20 Nov
R2 170pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Harare from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Harare direct flight deals
15 Dec - 12 Feb
R2 111pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
15 Dec - 12 Jan
R2 155pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
9 Nov - 20 Nov
R2 170pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Harare

Late deals on return flights to Harare from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 7 Nov
R2 289pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
19 Oct - 19 Nov
R2 452pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
20 Oct - 4 Nov
R2 601pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Airlink
Direct
HRE
Harare
HRE
Harare
Airlink
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Harare from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Harare
6:40 - 8:15
South African
Direct
1h 35m
JNB - HRE
South African
R1 457
travelstart.co.za
6:40 - 8:15
Airlink
Direct
1h 35m
JNB - HRE
Airlink
R1 531
mytrip.com
7:30 - 9:05
British Airways
Direct
1h 35m
JNB - HRE
British Airways
R1 650

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Harare

What airport do you fly into for flights to Harare from Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Harare from Johannesburg, you will be flying to Harare, which is the city’s only airport. Harare (HRE) is located 12,3 km from the centre of Harare. There are 7 flights from Johannesburg to Harare per day from 6 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Harare have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

South African, fastjet, and British Airways 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 Johannesburg to Harare for under R2 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Harare for under R2 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airlink for just R2 111, but on average you can expect to pay R2 334.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Harare for under R2 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Harare under R2 200. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Harare is less than R2 334.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Harare for under R2 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Harare within the next 7 days for less than R2 300.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Harare?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Harare flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Harare have been viewed 24 321 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 1 flight departs from Johannesburg to Harare on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Harare?

Airlink, British Airways, and South African can get you from Johannesburg to Harare in just under 1h 35m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 962 km between Johannesburg and Harare. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Harare return?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Harare is Airlink. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R2 111 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are British Airways and South African, starting at R2 363 and R2 423 round-trip. Airlink is currently priced 50% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for South African. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R892. Users have also found prices from R922 and R1 338 on Airlink and British Airways, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg to Harare?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Johannesburg to Harare on time: Airlink (92%), Qatar Airways (69%), Kulula (69%).

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Harare?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Harare is generally R3 569, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R1 322. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Harare), you can expect to pay R2 111 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Harare are British Airways, Ethiopian Air and fastjet. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Harare?

Flights from Johannesburg to Harare take an average of 1 hour 35 minutes. Which airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Harare? Flag carrying airlines that offer flights from Johannesburg to Harare are Zimbabwe Airlines, South African Airways and British Airways. The low-cost airline, fastjet, also operates on this route.

How frequent are flights between Johannesburg and Harare?

There are around nine flights from Johannesburg to Harare every day, so you’ve got plenty of choice when it comes to planning your journey.

Which airports serve Johannesburg and Harare?

Your flight from Johannesburg to Harare will depart from OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and arrive into Harare International Airport (HRE) in Zimbabwe.

Which direct flight route between Johannesburg and Harare is cheapest?

For the cheapest tickets, fly from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport to Harare International Airport, and use the Cheapflights search tool to find the best deals. If you can be flexible on dates, even by a day or two, this could have a big impact on the price of your ticket.

What is there to do in Harare?

All roomy avenues punctuated by glassy skyscrapers and dotted with blooming flowers, Zimbabwe’s capital city is certainly easy on the eye. And it’s even more so in areas like the National Botanic Gardens and Mukuvisi Woodlands wildlife reserve, just outside the centre. Indeed, safaris are a big reason many book flights from Johannesburg to Harare, although the city’s urban side has plenty to offer, too. Culture is covered thanks to the National Archives of Zimbabwe and National Gallery of Zimbabwe, to name just two places to add to your list. If you’re wondering how the weather compares, Zimbabwe benefits from an elevated position and gentle south-easterly breeze, which keeps its average annual temperature around a pleasant 18°C. For cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare, use the Search Flights box to find the best deals.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Harare, Zimbabwe

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Harare from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Harare

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Harare.

Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Harare?

Returning to Johannesburg from Harare

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Harare must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Harare are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Harare

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Harare

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Harare.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = $0,07
Flight duration from Johannesburg to HRE
1h 41m
Average temperature for October in Harare
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Harare
32.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Harare

Top 6 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Harare

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
R2 571 R4 117 No cancel fee 70%
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South African
R3 363 R4 764 No cancel fee 78%

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

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fastjet
R3 626 R4 600 No cancel fee N/A

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

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RwandAir
R3 738 R4 097 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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Ethiopian Air
R3 760 R4 775 No cancel fee 72%
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Kenya Airways
R4 770 R5 275 No cancel fee 82%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Harare

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Harare.
Morning 6 AM to midday 69% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Harare
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Harare.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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