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What do flights from Johannesburg to Harare cost?

The cost of flights from Johannesburg (JNB) to Harare (HRE) depends on when you are flying and how far in advance you book. fastjet offers flights from as low as R1,424.14* with flexible fares to suit your needs and budget.

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

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 Harare 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 Harare?

October is generally the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Harare. The most expensive month to fly from Johannesburg to Harare is usually December.

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

With fastjet you can find some of the lowest fares from Johannesburg to Harare. 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 Harare

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Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, is a well-developed, cosmopolitan city with modern buildings and facilities as well as beautiful suburbs and parks. It is the seat of government and home to the diplomatic corps. It is also a hub for travel within the country and within the central and southern African region.
Harare has a subtropical highland climate. The average annual temperature is 18°C (64.4 °F).

There are three distinctive seasons. Warm, wet summers occur from November to April, with a cooler dry winter between May to August and a warm to hot, dry season in September and October.

Harare’s warm weather means there is never a wrong time to enjoy sports. From fishing to boating, skiing or tubing, Darwendale Dam and Lake Chivero have something for everyone. Practice your driving and putting skills at the Royal Harare or Borrowdale Brook golf courses or consider go-carting.

Known for its incredible wildlife, a short drive outside Harare is Mukuvisi Woodlands. And since you are already out of town, we also suggest a visit to Domboshawa village. A short hike up the outcrop and enjoy a 360-degree view of Mashonaland while sipping on your choice of a sundowner.

If you love art and crafts, the city hosts some amazing sculptures, art galleries, and craft markets where you will find trinkets, hand-made pottery, and exquisite hand-crafted souvenirs. If you love museums and learning about the history and culture of places, you need to visit the Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences and the National Heroes’ Acre. You will not be disappointed.

Sam Levy’s Village and Avondale flea market are just two places where you can find an array of shopping and leisure opportunities. Harare has fantastic restaurants ready to wine and dine with you. From rustic restaurants to up-market venues, the choice is endless.

Flights from Harare to Bulawayo, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg operate on a regular daily basis, making Harare a perfect hub from which to explore the rest of the country.

Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport - Harare (HRE)

Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport – the capital’s airport is the largest in the country, boasting one of the longest civil runways in the world, at just under 5 kilometres. It is located about 15km southeast of the city centre and central business district of Harare.

Facilities in the airport include ATMs, shops, restaurants, car rentals, luggage wrapping counters, money exchange, and airline lounges. Access to Wi-Fi is limited to a few select areas.

The best way to travel into the city is via taxi or a pre-arranged shuttle service.

The airport has an International and a Domestic terminal; both are a short walk from each other.

RGM International Airport is the home base for fastjet Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe’s largest scheduled airline. Flights from Harare to Johannesburg, Harare to Bulawayo, Harare to Victoria Falls and Harare to Kariba operate on a regular basis to a published schedule.

The airport is currently undergoing major development works as it undergoes expansion and modernisation.

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Flights to Johannesburg
From USD 130.00*

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Flights to Victoria Falls
From USD 108.31*

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Flights to Nelspruit
From USD 240.00*

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Flights to Bulawayo
USD 112.33*

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