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What do flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo cost?

The cost of flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bulawayo (BUQ) depends on when you are flying and how far in advance you book. fastjet offers flights from as low as R2,236.46* with flexible fares to suit your needs and budget.

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

When searching for a good deal on flights, it is important to take note of fluctuations in price. It is advised to book your flights from Johannesburg to Bulawayo as far in advance as possible, with two months in advance being the ideal. However, if you need to make a last-minute booking, fastjet offers flexible fares to suit your budget.

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

January is generally the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Bulawayo. The most expensive month to fly from Johannesburg to Bulawayo is usually April.

Why should I book my flight from Johannesburg to Bulawayo with fastjet?

With fastjet you can find some of the lowest fares from Johannesburg to Bulawayo. As a best-value airline, all fastjet fares include free baggage allowance, flexible changes and complimentary snacks

About Johannesburg

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Johannesburg is the business and travel hub of South Africa, offering connections across the country, continent and world. It’s fast-paced and filled with friendly people ready to show you a great time.

Spend your days exploring the city. Hop on a city-sightseeing bus and journey to many historical sites, including the Apartheid Museum and Constitutional Hill. You’ll also travel to Soweto where you can sample local delicacies, visit Nelson Mandela’s home, and for the brave, jump off Soweto Towers. For those looking to fill their suitcases with bags of goodies, you can shop up a storm in Sandton City. After all, you are in the city of gold.

An experience not to be missed is the vibrant nightlife. See world-class entertainment live. From international sports games to award-winning ballet and musical productions, and quality local comedy acts, your nights will quickly fill up with things to do. If after all of this fun you are feeling rather hungry, not to worry, you will find a variety of quality restaurants around every corner.

And if you have come to South Africa to see the Big 5, Joburg is fairly close to the popular wildlife parks. You can explore the parks on your own, or book into a game lodge where knowledgeable rangers deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

OR Tambo International Airport

Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is the busiest airport in Africa.

It is located about 20 km from Johannesburg Central Business District, and 15 km from Sandton City.

Roughly 19 million travellers pass through the airport each year, with 47 national and international airlines operating here.

Finding transportation is quick and painless. The Gautrain is a high-speed train servicing Sandton, Rosebank, Johannesburg, and Pretoria. Alternatively hail a taxi or book a shuttle service. There are also buses that you can catch, or you can hire a vehicle from one of the many car hire companies.

This world-class airport offers a full range of facilities including a variety of restaurants, Wi-Fi access in most areas, ATMs, shops, money exchange facilities and porter services.

Fastjet Zimbabwe operates scheduled flights from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Harare and Bulawayo.

About Bulawayo

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Bulawayo – the City of Kings and the gateway to Matobo National Park. Fly to Bulawayo and discover beautiful parks, meet friendly people and experience first-hand why this is Zimbabwe’s cultural hub. Immerse yourself in Zimbabwean culture at the Natural History Museum, the Railway Museum, and the Bulawayo Art Gallery. And purchase a few souvenirs at the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre.

Experience a touch of royalty at the Nesbitt castle. This well-known hotel is famous for its Sunday high teas and manicured gardens. It is also the ideal location for business and personal events such as weddings.

Take a drive to Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre. Here you will meet a variety of rescued animals, including the cheeky monkeys, who are only too happy to relieve you of your valuables.

Located about 35 km south of Bulawayo is the renowned Matobo National Park with the famous Matopos Hills, an area of granite kopjes and wooded. Dating back to over 2 billion years ago, Matopos Hill has become one of Zimbabwe’s famous natural landmarks. After spending time at the Matobo National Park and exploring the amazing cave arts a visit to the Khami Ruins, a World Heritage Site is an incredible experience not to be missed.

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport - Bulawayo (BUQ)

Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport is located approximately 25 km from Bulawayo’s city centre. Formerly known as Bulawayo International Airport, it was renamed in honour of the leader and founder of the Zimbabwean African People’s Union, Joshua Nkomo. It features two runways, one of which is two and a half-kilometre long.

There is one main terminal at the airport, with facilities that include dining, shopping, accommodation, banking, car parking, car rentals and shuttle services.

Fastjet Zimbabwe operates scheduled flights from Bulawayo to Harare and Johannesburg.

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