There are 6 ways to get from Harare to Windhoek by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Windhoek  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Windhoek (WDH) HRE - WDH

$211 - $574

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  46 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Harare to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
  3. Take the bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek

$62 - $95

4 alternative options

Fly to Eros  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Harare (HRE) to Eros (ERS) HRE - ERS

$221 - $574

Bus  •  43 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Harare to Johannesburg
  2. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Upington
  3. Take the bus from Upington to Windhoek

$96 - $168

Train, bus via Livingstone  •  46 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Harare to Bulawayo
  2. Take the train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
  3. Take the bus from Livingstone to Windhoek

$72 - $95

Drive  •  24 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Harare to Windhoek 1204.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Harare to Windhoek is to train and bus which costs $70 - $95 and takes 46 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harare to Windhoek is to fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harare to Windhoek. However, there are services departing from Harare and arriving at Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 15 min.

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The distance between Harare and Windhoek is 1549 km. The road distance is 1926.8 km.

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The best way to get from Harare to Windhoek without a car is to bus which takes 43 h 15 min and costs $95 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Harare to Windhoek, including transfers.

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Harare to Windhoek bus services, operated by InterCape, depart from Harare station.

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The best way to get from Harare to Windhoek is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $210 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 43 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Harare Airport to Windhoek Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Harare to Windhoek bus services, operated by InterCape, arrive at Windhoek station.

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Map of how to get from Harare to Windhoek.
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  • Distance: 968.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

What companies run services between Harare, Zimbabwe and Windhoek, Namibia?

Air Namibia flies from Harare to Windhoek 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harare to Windhoek via Johannesburg and Upington in around 43 h 15 min.

Airlines
Westair
Website
westair.com.na
Flights from Harare to Eros via Johannesburg, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Harare to Eros via Windhoek
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Harare to Eros via Windhoek, Walvis Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Harare to Eros via Johannesburg, Windhoek
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Air Namibia
Website
airnamibia.com
Flights from Harare to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
NRZ
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Harare to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Train from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
1st Class Sleeper
$15
2nd Class Sleeper
$12
Bus operators
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Saver
$32
Flexi
$32
Full Flexi
$39
Bus from Johannesburg to Upington
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Upington to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Livingstone to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Bus from Victoria Falls to Windhoek
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Greyhound ZA
Phone
+27 11 611 8000
Email
enquiries@greyhound.co.za
Website
greyhound.co.za
Bus from Harare to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
greyhound.co.za

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