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Did you mean flights from Johannesburg to Harare?

Johannesburg is the second largest city in South Africa and is a popular destination with business travelers and those wanting a city break. Throughout the city, you will find evidence of its past stretching back millennia to a Paleolithic site – the Cradle of Humankind – through to the modern at the Apartheid Museum. With shops, theaters, restaurants and countless attractions, Johannesburg is a lively place to visit. With zoos and fun parks, it is also a destination where the younger visitors can also find plenty to enjoy.

Flying to Johannesburg

1. Which airports serve Johannesburg from Harare?

Harare has two airports, Harare International Airport and Charles Prince Airport. Harare International Airport is also known as Robert Mugabe International Airport. There is car parking available at both airports, and there are also taxis and a minibus service from the city to the airports.

Johannesburg has two international airports. The largest is O. R. Tambo International Airport, located 24km from the city. The busiest airport in South Africa, it is well-linked to the city by bus and rail services, or you can hire a car at the airport. Lanseria International Airport is close to Johannesburg’s business hub. There is a shuttle bus operating between the airport and Sandton Gautrain Station, or you can hire a car or taxi.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Harare to Johannesburg?

There are plenty of direct flights to Johannesburg from Harare operating each day, giving you a wide range of choices in departure times and airlines. Air Zimbabwe, fastjet, South African Airways and British Airways all operate flights on this route.

3. How long is the flight?

The flight takes about 1 hour 40 minutes. Johannesburg and Harare are in the same time zone, so your body clock has no adjustments to make.

4. Climate changes between Harare and Johannesburg

Johannesburg and Harare enjoy a similar climate, with a mild winter between May and October and hot summers during November to April, with the temperature at most just a degree or two colder in Johannesburg.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

To spend money in Johannesburg, you will need the South African rand. You can exchange money at banks or use your debit or credit card in ATMs across the city.

Holders of a Zimbabwe passport do not currently need a visa to visit South Africa, and this is also true for citizens of several other countries. To get the most up-to-date advice on whether you need a visa, make enquiries at the nearest South African consulate.

Johannesburg Information

Traveling between Harare and Johannesburg is not usually too much of a culture shock, with both being large African cities with numerous galleries and museums bringing the culture of their respective countries to life and shops where you can buy traditional crafts. While both cities have plenty of safe areas, there are also areas where crime is high and can be dangerous for tourists. While in Johannesburg don’t miss the spectacular views from the viewing deck of the Carlton Tower, the tallest building in Africa.

Harare to Johannesburg Last modified: May 21, 2022 12:37 -04:00

We've scanned 48,876 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Johannesburg. S African Airlink & !! frequently offer the best deals to Johannesburg flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

S African Airlink
HREJNB
Fri 5/8
nonstop
JNBHRE
Tue 9/8
nonstop
!!
HREJNB
Fri 5/8
2 stops
JNBHRE
Tue 9/8
2 stops
Kenya
HREJNB
Sat 18/6
3 stops
JNBHRE
Mon 20/6
3 stops
$155
Ethiopian
HREJNB
Tue 24/5
2 stops
JNBHRE
Sat 28/5
2 stops
$177
South African
HREJNB
Wed 8/6
nonstop
JNBHRE
Tue 21/6
nonstop
$216
Fastjet
HREJNB
Fri 3/6
nonstop
JNBHRE
Fri 3/6
nonstop
$309

How Much is a Flight from Harare to Johannesburg?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Harare to Johannesburg, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $206.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Harare to Johannesburg?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Harare to Johannesburg based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Harare to Johannesburg.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $170 $177
7-14 days $234 $366
14-21 days $216 $318
21-30 days $134 $155
30-60 days $81 $110
60-90 days $109 $147
90+ days $219 $302

Cheapest Day To Fly from Harare to Johannesburg

We've examined 55,396 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Harare to Johannesburg is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$82$158$275$255$109$234$323

Compare Flight Prices from Harare to Johannesburg by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Harare to Johannesburg flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Harare Johannesburg !! 24/5/2022 26/5/2022 0 $170
June Harare Johannesburg !! 3/6/2022 7/6/2022 0 $154
July Harare Johannesburg !! 18/7/2022 18/7/2022 0 $82
August Harare Johannesburg S African Airlink 5/8/2022 9/8/2022 0 $149
September Harare Johannesburg S African Airlink 12/9/2022 14/9/2022 0 $101
October Harare Johannesburg South African 21/10/2022 25/10/2022 0 $210
November Harare Johannesburg S African Airlink 24/11/2022 3/12/2022 0 $232
December Harare Johannesburg South African 24/12/2022 2/1/2023 0 $55

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Harare to Johannesburg

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Harare to Johannesburg. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$322 $267
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$267 $322
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$134
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$134
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$233
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$233

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Harare to Johannesburg

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Harare to Johannesburg is $154.

The average price for direct flights from Harare to Johannesburg is $122.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Harare to Johannesburg.

Weekly Direct Flights from Harare to Johannesburg - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
S African Airlink 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 03:40 13:45
Air Zimbabwe 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:00 02:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Harare to Johannesburg

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Harare to Johannesburg. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Harare to Johannesburg is $96.

The average price for round trip flights from Harare to Johannesburg is $122.

Harare to Johannesburg Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Harare to Johannesburg?
Answer: The average Harare to Johannesburg flight time is an hour and 45 minutes.
Question: How far is Johannesburg from Harare?
Answer: The distance from Harare to Johannesburg is 957 kilometers (595 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Harare to Johannesburg?
Answer: There are 18 direct flights from Harare to Johannesburg.
Question: What are the most popular Harare airlines for direct flights from Harare to Johannesburg?
Answer: South African Airlink provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Harare and Johannesburg.

Harare to Johannesburg Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Harare and Johannesburg. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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