Cheap flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Africa to Zimbabwe from R4 617 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R5 048 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

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 Zimbabwe. Flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa in August are about R4 458 on average during August, but can be found for as low as R3 340.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Zimbabwe (ZA - ZW)?

When flying from South Africa to Zimbabwe, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to Zimbabwe flights in January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 232

South African

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 27 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 278

South African

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 293

South African

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Deal found 19/1/22

South Africa to Zimbabwe 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 232

South African

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 27 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 278

South African

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Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 293

South African

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Deal found 19/1/22

Direct flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa

Save time with South Africa to Zimbabwe direct flight deals
Feb 1 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 232

South African

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Deal found 20/1/22

Apr 6 - Apr 27
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 45m
R2 278

Airlink

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Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 30 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 293

South African

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last-minute flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe

Late deals on return flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Jan 29
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 278

South African

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 10
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 293

South African

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 26 - Jan 28
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
HRE

Harare

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Nonstop

1h 40m
R2 355

British Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe
Feb 8
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
R939

Airlink

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Deal found 17/1/22

Mar 9
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 35m
R954

Airlink

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 18
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

HRE

Harare

Nonstop

1h 40m
R970

Airlink

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Zimbabwe flights.

What airports serve South Africa to Zimbabwe flights?

South Africa serves a number of flights to Zimbabwe through the two Johannesburg airports: The O.R. Tambo International Airport, and the Lanseria International Airport. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located just 20 km East of the city of Johannesburg, which is easily accessible by car or public transit. The Lanseria International Airport can be reached by car or taxi. Flights from these airports are available to the Harare and Victoria Falls airports in Zimbabwe.

Which airlines fly directly from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

A large number of airlines offer direct flights between various South African cities and major Zimbabwe airports. British Airways operated by Kulula services a one hour and 40-minute flight from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls. With South African Airlines, you will find a nonstop flight from Johannesburg to Harare with the same amount of travel time. Airlink and Fastjet are additional airline options with nonstop flight service. If you are flying out of Cape Town International Airport, RwandAir offers a nonstop flight to Harare, which takes three hours and 20 minutes.

What are the stopover options on flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

All flights between the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe are direct, nonstop flights. However, there are South African Airlines flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls which include a single stop in Cape Town. MANGO and British Airways services one-stop flights to Zimbabwe with layovers in Windhoek. On some occasions, Kenya Airways has flights to Zimbabwe with one or two stopovers in Kenya airports.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

South African citizens can enter Zimbabwe without a valid passport for up to three months. Other international travellers are required to have a valid visa or passport with at least two blank pages. Visas that last only three to six months will need to be shown to border officers along with proof of a return ticket back to your country of origin. It is important for Zimbabwe officers to receive proof that your stay will not extend past the allowed amount of time.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Zimbabwe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are South African, British Airways, and fastjet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe for under R2 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe for under R2 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on South African for just R2 232, but on average you can expect to pay R2 447.

Are there direct flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe for under R2 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe under R2 300. A good price for a direct flight from South Africa to Zimbabwe is less than R2 447.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Zimbabwe for under R2 300?

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

What days are direct flights available from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

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

How popular is this South Africa to Zimbabwe flight route?

This flight path from South Africa to Zimbabwe was viewed by 24 321 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from South Africa to Zimbabwe on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

There are many flights that can get you from South Africa to Zimbabwe in 1h 35m. Fly via South African, Airlink, or British Airways to get the fastest option. South Africa and Zimbabwe are separated by a distance of 962 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Zimbabwe one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as R939 on Airlink. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include British Airways from R1 031 and fastjet from R1 277 one-way.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

Several airlines have been adopting and implementing eco-friendly practices and initiatives all across the world. It’s worth noting that if you’d like to fly to Zimbabwe from South Africa with one of these airlines, you’re in luck, as several such airlines offer flights to Zimbabwe from South Africa. Some of these airlines include British Airways, South African Airways, and RwandAir. To reduce its impact on the environment, RwandAir has purchased a couple of energy-efficient airplanes which consume less fuel and emit less toxic gases. To lessen its carbon footprint, South African Airways has increased its use of recycled products. It also plans to power its head office by generating clean energy. In attempts to be more eco-friendly, British Airways has invested in new and fuel-efficient planes, increased its operation efficiency, and partnered with sustainable aviation fuel companies.

How can I fly more sustainably from South Africa to Zimbabwe?

There are numerous ways you can fly sustainably to Zimbabwe from South Africa. They include flying during the day, as flights during the night usually lead to the formation of clouds that hinder Earth-emitted radiation from escaping and packing lightly, given that flights with heavy luggage usually consume more fuel and emit more carbon gases than flights with light luggage. Purchasing carbon offsets every time you fly is also a way you can fly sustainably, as the proceeds received from the sale of carbon offsets usually go towards funding projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gases emitted by flights. Judging by the fact that these tips have proven effective, if you’re a fan of sustainable travel, you should put them into practice.

Can I fly to Zimbabwe from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Zimbabwe

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zimbabwe.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Zimbabwe.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Zimbabwe?

Returning to South Africa from Zimbabwe

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zimbabwe are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

Destination points for flights from South Africa to Zimbabwe

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Top 7 airlines flying from South Africa to Zimbabwe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa to Zimbabwe choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR2 662
AverageR5 841
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
South African
CheapestR3 171
AverageR6 897
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
fastjet
CheapestR3 714
AverageR5 215
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
RwandAir
CheapestR3 870
AverageR5 539
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR3 893
AverageR6 481
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
CheapestR4 070
AverageR5 280
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Air Namibia
CheapestR4 989
AverageR6 249
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from South Africa to Zimbabwe

See what time of day planes typically take off from South Africa to Zimbabwe
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
56%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
34%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
6%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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