Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare

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Aug 16 — Aug 231
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The best prices from Johannesburg to Harare are usually found in February or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Harare (HRE)

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to HRE flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Harare flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Harare.

JNB - HRE

Price

R205 - R276

HRE

Temperature

15 - 22 °C

HRE

Rainfall

2 - 191 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop
Round-trip fromR3 360From Johannesburg to Harare
One-way fromR1 688One-way flight from Johannesburg to Harare

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

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 3% on the overall cost on flights from Johannesburg to Harare.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from Johannesburg to Harare compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R3 638. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R4 163.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Harare from Johannesburg. Prices for February average R3 726 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R2 622. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a February flight can save you 21% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

It’s optimal to fly from Johannesburg to Harare in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 19% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Johannesburg to HRE flights in August, September
Sep 30 - Oct 15
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 425

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Sep 8 - Sep 23
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 491

Airlink

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Deal found 8/9/22

Sep 30 - Oct 3
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 507

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Johannesburg to Harare 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Harare from Johannesburg found for this year
Nov 30 - Apr 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R2 983

Airlink

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Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 11 - Nov 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R3 065

South African

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Dec 7 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 097

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap Airlink flights from Johannesburg to Harare

Nov 30 - Apr 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R2 983

Airlink

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Deal found 8/10/22

Dec 7 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 097

Airlink

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Deal found 8/9/22

Nov 17 - Nov 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 130

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Cheap South African flights from Johannesburg to Harare

Nov 14 - Nov 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R3 032

South African

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Nov 11 - Nov 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R3 065

South African

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Deal found 8/11/22

Jan 19 - Jan 31
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R3 474

South African

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Direct flights to Harare from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Harare direct flight deals
Nov 30 - Apr 13
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R2 983

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Nov 11 - Nov 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R3 065

South African

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Dec 7 - Dec 16
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R3 097

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Harare

Late deals on return flights to Harare from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
Aug 18 - Sep 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R4 392

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Aug 18 - Sep 5
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R4 458

Airlink

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Deal found 8/11/22

Aug 20 - Sep 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 55m
R4 589

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

One-way flights to Harare from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Harare
Dec 7
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
R1 344

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/11/22

Sep 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
R1 360

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/10/22

Sep 14
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
R1 377

Airlink

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/9/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Harare flights.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Harare take you from South Africa to Zimbabwe in just over an hour and a half. You’ll arrive at Harare International Airport (HRE) ready to explore Zimbabwe’s capital city. All wide, open avenues and ultra-modern buildings, it’s home to attractions like the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and National Botanic Gardens. Plus, a Johannesburg to Harare flight serves as a springboard to numerous game reserves, wineries and animal sanctuaries within day-tripping distance. Here’s everything you need to know in order to start planning your trip today.

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.

How busy are the airports in Johannesburg and Harare?

O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), as the principal gateway in South Africa and the only international airport in the city of Johannesburg, can get very busy. It is advisable to get there at least 2-3 hours before your flight to Harare. It is located approximately one hour away via public transport from the city centre and employs six terminals. Most international flights depart from Terminals A1 and A2 but some also use Terminal B. British Airways, Airlink and flag carrier South African Airways employ O. R. Tambo International as a flight operations centre. Flights to Harare from Johannesburg terminate at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (HRE) which is around 25 minutes by vehicle from Central Harare. It employs a single terminal building for all flight activity and is the headquarters for low budget carrier Fastjet Zimbabwe.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Harare?

There are at least four airlines offering daily direct flights to Harare from Johannesburg consisting of mostly morning and afternoon departures. Discount carriers Airlink and Fastjet Zimbabwe are two of them, with travel times of approximately one hour and 35 minutes while South African Airways and British Airways are major airlines with departures taking about one hour and 40 minutes to Harare. Airlink, Fastjet and Qatar Airways also provide services using additional routes between these two cities. Airlink flights from Johannesburg connect via Mbombela (Nelspruit) and/or Cape Town but Fastjet journeys involve stopovers at Bulawayo, Zimbabwe before continuing to Harare. Qatar trips make stopovers at Doha and Lusaka, Zambia en route to the Zimbabwean capital.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg and Harare?

Fastjet offers regular daily service from O. R. Tambo with connections at Bulawayo Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ) lasting around 30 minutes for overall flight times of two hours and 45 minutes. The quickest Airlink flights involve stopovers of about two hours at Cape Town International Airport (CPT) with journeys lasting about seven hours and 15 minutes. Some Airlink departures require two stops of approximately one hour and 15 minutes at Mbombela Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) and another about 18 hours and 30 minutes at Cape Town International Airport (CPT). The fastest flights on this route take about 26 hours and 30 minutes, but some can last nearly 31 hours. Occasionally, Airlink flights substitute Skukuza Airport (SZK) for Mbombela Kruger Mpumalanga International as the initial stopover point before making the second connection at Cape Town and these trips last about 27 hours and 30 minutes. Qatar flights to Harare from Johannesburg require comparatively brief stops at Doha International Airport (DOH), lasting approximately three hours and another of one hour and 30 minutes at Lusaka Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN), so you should expect journey times of around 21 hours and 30 minutes via this route. Direct flights are considerably less expensive than those making connections in almost all cases.

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

South African citizens and foreign passport holders resident in the country do not require a visa or passport to travel on flights to Harare from Johannesburg.

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 11 flights from Johannesburg to Harare per day from 9 different airlines.

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

Airlink, South African, 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 R3 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Harare for under R3 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airlink for just R2 983, but on average you can expect to pay R3 294.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Harare for under R3 000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Harare under R3 000. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Harare is less than R3 294.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Harare for under R4 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Harare within the next 7 days for less than R4 400.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Harare?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday.

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, 2 flights depart from Johannesburg to Harare on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Harare?

Airlink 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 round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Johannesburg to Harare is Airlink. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R2 983 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is South African, starting at R3 032. Airlink is currently priced 19% 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 Airlink. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R1 344. Users have also found prices from R1 688 and R1 770 on Hahn Air Systems and South African, respectively.

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

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

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: Kenya Airways (100%), Airlink (96%), South African (91%).

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Harare?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Harare is generally R3 706, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R1 847. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Harare), you can expect to pay R2 983 for that flight.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Johannesburg to Harare?

Some of the most eco-friendly airlines that serve the route between Harare and Johannesburg are South African Airways, British Airways and Airlink. British Airways are one of the most sustainability-forward airlines out there. Their BA Better Community fund creates an amazing workplace along with reducing emissions and waste. It contributes to their customers and partners while striving to build a resilient and responsible business. The South African Airways Group also strives to be a leader in eco-friendly practices in the aviation world. They are working towards reducing waste, noise pollution and carbon footprint, operating the most energy- and water-efficient practices and increasing awareness among employees. Airlink recognises the need to address climate change through their environmental program and is holistic in their approach to ensure continuous improvement through partnerships and smarter ways of operating.

How can I fly more sustainably from Johannesburg to Harare?

There are many ways in which you can incorporate sustainability into your travels. One of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to choose direct flights over those with stopovers. Luckily, due to the short distance to Harare from Johannesburg – about one hour 40 minutes, the flights available are all direct. Another way to reduce waste is to make sure you bring your own reusable water bottle for your flight, and maybe even pack some food and snacks for the way. By not purchasing food at the airport, you are saving copious amounts of plastic.

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Top 9 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
South AfricanCheapestR2 453AverageR3 003FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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AirlinkCheapestR2 536AverageR3 536FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapestR2 620AverageR3 654FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Air ZimbabweCheapestR3 067AverageR6 481FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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fastjetCheapestR3 568AverageR5 137FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hahn Air SystemsCheapestR5 130AverageR6 199FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Ethiopian AirCheapestR5 268AverageR5 995FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Kenya AirwaysCheapestR6 438AverageR7 800FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR21 949AverageR24 836FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Harare

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg to Harare
15%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
35%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
44%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Johannesburg to Harare

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Harare
Sunday10daily flights
Monday12daily flights
Tuesday11daily flights
Wednesday12daily flights
Thursday12daily flights
Friday12daily flights
Saturday9daily flights